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In more cyber news, defense contracting giant Booz Allen Hamiliton’s networks were apparently breached by the raucous online collective, Anonymous, who proceeded to release more than 90,000 military e-mail addresses and passwords from an unprotected server. Wait a second, an unprotected server at a company positioning itself as a cyber security expert? PR fail. Anonymous […]

By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare correspondent. Cyber crime is now main stream and has been for several years. One report stated that the U.S. government expects to spend $13.3 billion by 2015 to defend against cyber crime. Everyone from individuals to international corporations like Sony, Citigroup and even Google have fallen victim to […]

By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyber Warfare Correspondent Back in April 2008 DefenseTech ran a post about the risk of compromised / counterfeit products entering the supply chain supporting sensitive systems. ( ) These risks are still present today some three years later.  However, just recently, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced a piece of bipartisan […]

Covering Cyber Crime

by John Reed on June 6, 2011

By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare correspondent You can tell by the number of blog posts on here last week that things have heated up within the cyber domain. Many have said we have reached unprecedented levels of malicious activities. Others look at this and feel this is now the new norm. When I […]

Well, not quite, but they’ve at least built seriously armored trucks. Look at this beast that was captured by Mexican authorities following a firefight two weeks ago. The truck can hit 68-mph and carry 12 men and, as you can see, it’s got some serious armor. Apparently it was disabled with shots to its unprotected […]