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2016 Mirai Botnet hackers plead guilty

Last October three college students used a horde of infected IoT devices to perpetrate one of the largest scale cyber attacks on record. On December 12, two of them plead guilty. To launch their 2016 attack, the hackers utilized a zombie horde of over 300,000… Keep Reading

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Russia is attempting to build its own ‘independent Internet’

Russia may have its own independent internet infrastructure by August 1, 2018. That’s according to members of the Russian Security Council who reportedly discussed the creation of an alternative to the globally used Domain Name System or DNS. While Russian officials cite national security concerns… Keep Reading

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Security Company Centrify Combats Hacking Through Products and Education

Over the course of two days, the cyber security company, Centrify, in collaboration with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) welcomed over 400 of the world’s sharpest technical minds to CyberConnect 2017. The conference, one of the largest of its kind this year, featured… Keep Reading

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Intelligence and National Security Summit

The State of US Intelligence:  A Time of Transition, Challenge and Innovation Just Confirmed! FBI Director Christopher Wray to Join 2017 Summit on Thursday, September 7th. Confirmed! Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Tom Bossert will provide the keynote address on Wednesday, September… Keep Reading

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Remains of a number of USS John S. McCain Sailors located

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic Of Singapore Remains belonging to some of the 10 missing Sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) have been discovered, Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. Adm. Swift said that Sailors were discovered today by divers performing… Keep Reading

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Defining and Designing Protective Structures to Thwart Terrorism

Lima Charlie News hears about some of the latest in Protective Design from international engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti. The firm’s recent projects include providing protective design services for One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower), WTC Towers 2-4, structural and protective design services for the new… Keep Reading

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