Friday, February 1, 2008

Internet Outage Exposes Cyber Storm Terrorism Scenario

The Money Times
Internet provider in Emirates confirms undersea cable cut in ...
International Herald Tribune, France - 3 hours ago
AP DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: A leading Internet provider in the Emirates said an undersea cable had been cut early Friday in the Persian Gulf, ...
Third undersea Internet cable cut in Mideast CNN
Third undersea cable cut, this time near Dubai Reuters
Third undersea cable reportedly cut between Sri Lanka, Suez MarketWatch
CNN International - Khaleej Times
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Voice of America
Undersea cable breakdown hits Internet-based services
Hindu, India - 23 hours ago
“Normally the repair of such type of submarine optical fibre cable takes 15 days. However, it is expected that the links will be completely restored by the ...
Carriers start rerouting; ISPs seek DoT's intervention Economic Times
VSNL, Reliance and Bharti Airtel divert ILD traffic to SMW-3 domain-B
India pledges offshore data continuity as its internet capacity halves Finance Week
Business Standard - Calcutta Telegraph
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Undersea cable accident a test of the Internet
Los Angeles Times, CA - 12 hours ago
Firms as far-flung as Irvine and India are forced to try out their backup systems. By Michelle Quinn, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Dubai slowed, ...
Damaged undersea cable hits Net
Times of India, India - Jan 31, 2008
Sea-Me-We-4 is a 20000 km optical submarine cable network which links the 14 countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, ...
Small BPOs 'all at sea' as undersea cable snaps
Economic Times, India - 21 hours ago
If being hit by the rising rupee wasn’t enough, the damage to the undersea submarine cables in the Mediterranean has resulted in many small BPOs battling ...
Third undersea internet cable cut in Middle East
ABC Online, Australia - 13 minutes ago
A third undersea cable has been cut after breaks near Egypt earlier this week disrupted internet access in parts of the Middle East and Asia, Indian-owned ...
Telecom Egypt, Alcatel sign $125 mln cable deal
Reuters - Jan 31, 2008
... country had up to 70 percent of its Internet network cut off due to disruption to an undersea cable that also affected the Gulf region and south Asia. ...
Third undersea cable severed in Mideast
ZDNet Blogs - 2 hours ago
... is falling warnings that are sure to come from pundits everywhere regarding the just heard news that a third undersea cable in the Mideast has been cut. ...
Third submarine cable hit, United Arab Emirates - 5 hours ago
By Mark Sutton on Friday, February 01, 2008 Undersea cable operator FLAG is reporting that a third cable in the region has been severed. ...
Press and Journal, UK - 11 hours ago
First Minister Alex Salmond has put his support behind a plan for a £4.8billion undersea power cable between Shetland and London. ...

Canada Free Press
Cyber Storm to Hit America for a Second Time
Canada Free Press, Canada - 19 hours ago
It, of course, refers to the “Cyber Storm” war game that the US Government held early in 2006, in an attempt to gauge the necessary reaction and requisite ...
Details of Cyber Storm War Games Released
Slashdot - 21 hours ago
I Don't Believe in Imaginary Property writes "Apparently, the participants in the US 'Cyber Storm' war games are familiar with the Kobayashi Maru, ...
Threats From Everywhere in 'Cyber Storm'
Dateline Alabama, AL - 20 hours ago
By AP TESTING OUR DEFENSES: In the middle of the biggest-ever "Cyber Storm" war game to test the nation's hacker defenses, someone quietly targeted the very ...
Pentagon's "Cyber Storm" war game simulates blogger leaks, train ...
engadget, CA - 21 hours ago
You've got to give the Pentagon credit for imagining every possible threat scenario in its latest wargame, dubbed "Cyber Storm," but the plotline this time ...
Gamers hacked US Cyber Storm computers, Canada - Jan 31, 2008
Meanwhile, in Cyber Storm 1, the US government’s $3 million, invitation-only, biggest-ever war game, the players, "collaborated in crisis response at ...
CIA: Hackers shut down power to entire cities, United Kingdom - Jan 25, 2008
... hackers have managed to shut down power to entire cities by breaking into the systems of electricity companies and then demanding money, a senior CIA ...
CIA: Hackers Shook Up Power Grids
Wired News - Jan 19, 2008
Now, the CIA has made an usually public warning about the perils that network strikes can pose. Hackers have tried to extort money from overseas utility ...
CIA: Hackers to Blame for Power Outages
The Associated Press - Jan 18, 2008
All the break-ins occurred outside the United States, said senior CIA analyst Tom Donahue. The US government believes some of the hackers had inside ...
In drill, US readies for worst-case scenario
Times of India, India - Jan 31, 2008
... to test the nation's hacker defenses, with help from the State Department, Pentagon, Justice Department, CIA, National Security Agency and others. ...
CIA Says Hackers Have Cut Power Grid
PC World - Jan 19, 2008
Speaking at a conference of security professionals on Wednesday, CIA analyst Tom Donahue disclosed the recently declassified attacks while offering few ...
CIA: Opus Dei bankrolling Scientology power hackers
The Spoof (satire), UK - Jan 26, 2008
... CIA have said that rogue Scientology computer hackers have been bankrolled by Opus Dei to hack into power companies and blackmail entire incontinents. ...
Hackers Have Attacked Foreign Utilities, CIA Analyst Says
Washington Post, United States - Jan 18, 2008
By Ellen Nakashima and Steven Mufson In a rare public warning to the power and utility industry, a CIA analyst this week said cyber attackers have hacked ...

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