Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Sony shares tumble over latest cyber attack

TOKYO — Sony’s share price fell more than three percent to a two-year low Monday after the latest online attack against the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant targeted its European subsidiary.

Sony shares in Tokyo trade lost 3.14 percent to close at 2,062 yen, the lowest level since March 2009.

No confidential data was stolen or published on the Internet in the cyber attack on Sony Europe Ltd., said company spokeswoman......READ MORE

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Internet Researchers Decry DNS-Filtering Legislation

Internet-security researchers are saying Senate anti-piracy legislation that would dramatically increase the government’s legal power to disrupt and shutter websites dedicated to infringing activity “raises serious technical and security concerns.”

In a white paper published this month, the researchers take shots at a measure in the Protect IP Act allowing the Justice Department to obtain.....READ MORE