Information Technology & Computers
News from around the world
- Hackers breach White House system - Chinese hackers have penetrated the White House computer network on multiple occasions and obtained e-mails between government officials, a senior US official told the Financial Times. On each occasion, the attackers accessed the White House computer system for brief periods, allowing them enough time to steal information before US computer experts patched the system.
Source: Financial Times [8th Nov 2008]
- CIA says hackers pulled plug on power grid - It sounds like something out of "Die Hard 4" but criminals have been able to hack into computer systems via the Internet and cut power to several cities, a CIA analyst said this week.
Source: Computer World [19th Jan 2008]
- JetBlue to Test Limited In-Flight Net - JetBlue Airways Corp. will start offering limited e-mail and instant messaging services for free on one of its planes next week as airlines renew efforts to offer in-flight Internet access.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle [7th Dec 2007]
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