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Arms dealers in the cyber war

http://www.businessweek.com/printer/magazine/cyber-weapons-the-new-arms-race-07212011.html Business week article outlining how countries are going on the offensive, and there are arms dealers to supply them with the technology needed.  

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Vanity Fair article on Chinese Hackers

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/09/chinese-hacking-201109?printable=true   Hackers have attacked America’s defense establishment, as well as companies from Google to Morgan Stanley to security giant RSA, and fingers point to China as the culprit. The author gets an exclusive look at the raging cyber-war—Operation Aurora! Operation Shady rat!—and learns why Washington has been slow to fight back

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HBGary Federal

Company Background: HBGary is a company that specializes in computer security. HBGary Federal is an offshoot of HBGary that specializes in federal government contracts. The produce a variety of tools and services to assist their clients in securing their networks. Initial Hack: The company website at hbgaryfederal.com was a custom developed CMS system. CMS systems allows […]

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