This year, we have seen a number of high-profile cyber attacks. These range from Anonymous taking on CIA’s website to the data hacked from Stratfor’s servers and leaked to Wikileaks. But apparently, that is not the end of it yet. While Anonymous remains mostly a hacktivist group which often responds to specific issues, there are other players in the arena who may be hunting after state secrets.
So was manifest in a recent cyber attack launched against the White House. An attempt was made to infiltrate into White House’s computers and access highly sensitive data. But the government officials claims that this attempt was successfully thwarted. (more…)By Ubergizmo. Related articles: Android's dialer is behind the remote wipe vulnerability, Google knew three months ago, New Java vulnerability found, could affect 1 billion users,