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Center for Information Assurance and Security

External News

  • January 2017, Anonymous hackers take over Victoria's Human Rights Commission website.
  • December 2016, President Obama released the statement on the Report of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.
  • December 5–9, 2016, ACSAC 2016 was held at Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • December 2016, Russian malware was detected in Vermont electricity utility.
  • October 26, 2016, Sacramento joined Smart Cities Collaborative.
  • October 2016, Massive DDoS attacked Dyn DNS service.
  • October 24-28, 2016, CCS 2016 was held at Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria.
  • September 2016, Yahoo faced questions after hack of half a billion accounts.
  • August 2016, hacking of two state voter databases prompts FBI to call for better security.
  • July 2016, FBI investigating hack of House Democrats' fundraising committee.
  • June 2016, Twitter locks millions of accounts after passwords posted for sale.
  • May 2016, TalkTalk profits halved following a cyber-attack in which the personal details of thousands of customers were hacked.
  • April 2016, Philippine electoral records breached in 'largest ever' government hack.
  • March 2016, Major sites including New York Times and BBC hit by 'ransomware' malvertising.
  • February 2016, the NSA is expected to announce internal reshuffling that will merge its defensive and offensive cybersecurity teams.
  • January 2016, Hackers post private files of The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).