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Cyber Roundup (6/21): Iran stops new massive cyberattack, U.S./Israel behind Flame, U.S. and China in cyberspace, CNBC to run Chinese cyberespionage program, and what is America’s cyber policy?

Whew, quite a hectic few weeks with regard to cyber news . . . *** Reuters reports that Iran says it has detected and stopped a major cyberattack against its nuclear program.  The article noted that it was unclear whether the Iranians were referring to Flame or some new attack. *** In what should probably […]

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Potential China link to cyberattacks on gas pipeline companies: CSM

I don't know if you remember, but the Christian Science Monitor previously reported on how a number of U.S. natural-gas pipeline companies have been suffering a cyberattack.  The cyberattack was more of your run of the mill spear phising/cyber intrustion campaign that probably every major U.S. company and utility has suffered from.  Nevertheless, DHS got […]

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May 10th, 2012 cyber attack

5 Secrets Anonymous Should Steal From China: Foreign Policy

On 4/20, Adam Segal wrote for Foreign Policy and recommended new levels of mischief for the hacker group Anonymous.  Opening with a great line–"Let's get real, script kiddies: It's time to stop defacing websites and start going after the good stuff"–Segal noted Anonymous' recent attacks on some low-level Chinese websites and suggested that Anon could […]

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Let’s Join Hands To Make The Internet Safe: China Daily

I often post news stories that harp on the Chinese for their pervasive cyber-espionage; it's hard not to.  Thus, in the spirit of fairness, I'll present the Chinese view. Tang Lan wrote for China Daily on the need for global cooperation on the internet.  In doing so, Lan criticizes "baseless accusations" of cyber-espionage that only […]

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Feb 8th, 2012 Cyber Exploitation

Chamber Of Commerce Fallout

Yesterday the WSJ reported that the Chinese hacked the US Chamber of Commerce.  Here's a quick overview of the reaction: *** The Toronto Star explores why the hacking of the Chamber of Commerce should scare you, and how all of our digital frames, thermostats, and printers are at risk. *** Humourosly, the New York Times […]

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China Hackers Hit U.S. Chamber Of Commerce: WSJ

On Dec. 21st, 2011, Siobahn Gorman reported for the Wall Street Journal on how Chinese hackers broke into the US Chamber of Commerce computer systems.  According to the article, the operation was discovered by the FBI, and was shut down back in 2010.  No one knows how long the hackers had access, or what information […]

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Chemicals And Defense Firms Targeted By Hacking Attack: BBC

On October 31st, 2011, BBC reported on how cybersecurity firm Symantec has found that at least 29 firms involved in the chemicals industry and 19 firms involved in the defense industry have been hit by cyberattacks.  Some of these firms came from the Fortune 100.  In what has been a pretty common theme lately, Symantec […]

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Virus Infects Computers in Japan’s Parliament: NYT

On October 26th, 2011, Martin Fackler reported for the New York Times on how Japan's Parliament was infected with a virus.  The virus infected the personal computers of three members of the Japanese lower house, allowing for the monitoring of e-mail accounts.  Although Japanese officials have struggled to identify the source of the virus, investigators […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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