Mapping the Cyberwar Battlefield

Every day, thieves, “hacktivists,” even nationstates, use the global network to steal information and compromise businesses. Organizations today have to rethink their defenses and move from reaction to anticipation – figuring out when, why, or from where the next attack is coming. The most effective way to do that, we’ve found, is semantic analysis.

We used this approach when U.S. financial institutions suffered a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks by a hacktivist group, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, reportedly related to furor over an anti-Islam video on Youtube.

Starting in September 2012, we tracked internet chatter

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Daniel Boyd and Danny Banks report from a hotel perfectly placed to follow the action at London Stansted Airport.

London Stansted Airport is located 30 miles (48km) north-east of central

London and is the capital’s third busiest airport and is ranked fourth in the UK. It has just one runway and in 2012 recorded an annual passenger figure of 17.4 million and 143,000 aircraft movements.

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has a major base here and so a large number of its Boeing 737-800s can be seen. Other carriers that frequent the Essex airport include easyJet, airberlin, Germanwings and

Pegasus Airlines, while charter airline Titan

Airways has its headquarters here.

Above: Several Ryanair Boeing 737-800s parked up on the pier

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Where and how to store tools Belarusians?

According to the State Bank, 2006 th denominated cash deposits and the population increased by 41%. In currency terms — increased by 2.2 trillion rubles and amounted to nearly 8 trillion rubles. Monetary contributions amounted to more than 1 billion dollars, and count for the year by 34%. Ruble — increased by 46%.Rakov economist Lena believes that the Belarusian-Russian oil and gas conflicts generated mistrust in the Belarusian ruble. Now depositors started to withdraw their deposits:"Indeed, today the bulk of bank deposits — in Belarusian rubles. And at the current course have a measured 10, 12, 14% per annum —

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Ukrainians are preparing a new cheap mortgage

Governmental working group headed by First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Arbuzov working on a new state program to provide citizens with affordable housing that will be launched in March.

This told the director of the department of debt and international financial policy of the Ministry of Finance Galina Pahachuk during the round table "The budget and banks: can the state help to resume lending?", Organized with the support of "The Mirror of the week. Ukraine ".

"If you take a few financing schemes, such as the state guarantee, a partial payment and the actual receipt

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The inhabitants of Komi has more savings

Balances with banks residents Komi store 67.4 billion rubles — this is more than the annual budget of the republic. 

According to the National Bank of Komi for 2012 the volume of deposits increased by 7.2 billion rubles, or 12 percent. In this case, both in absolute amount and in percentage terms, deposit growth was higher than in 2011: 5.9 billion rubles, or 10.9 per cent, respectively.

Mostly residents of the Komi trust money Savings Bank, whose share on January 1, 2013 accounted for 72.8 percent of all deposits in the country (on January

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The number of those who can not support themselves in Britain has doubled in the last year

The economic crisis led to a sharp increase in the number of so-called prodovolstvennnyh banks in the UK. Food banks — are charitable organizations that are engaged in the distribution of food to the needy. For assistance in special centers recently began to turn more and more people. The number of those who can not support themselves in the UK over the past year has doubled.

"We are opening a new" soup kitchens "in the UK every 3 days. This, in my opinion, demonstrates the scale of what is happening. Perhaps we are seeing only the tip of

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The truth about the well-fed to Europe, or … Who is the last for some bread?

Bread place. Helsinki

The crisis dopek Finns so that they do not become enough money to buy bread. Modern Finland is similar to the USSR Gorbachev era, but instead of drunken bread queues here.

A research center for the first time questioned those Finns who stood in line for free bread and other foods. The survey involved 905 people — the inhabitants of Helsinki, Vantaa and Espoo. The study — part of the project, ongoing throughout the country.

Many Finns to get a free meal ashamed. 40% of respondents are afraid that "neighbors and friends know about it."

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In Cambodia, the continuing flood

October 3, 2013. Largest South-East Asian Mekong River, received a huge portion of rainfall after a meeting with typhoon Vutip, burst its banks and caused the deaths of at least 39 residents Cambodia. Suffered from the rising water of the order of 100,000 Cambodian families living on the banks of the Mekong. The capital city of Phnom Penh element passed.

Almost all the victims overnight became refugees because of their fragile huts flooded with water or completely demolished to the foundations. Such buildings, local authorities have counted about 89 200. In addition, under the influence of flooding were building

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Powerful cyclone Frederick German streets turned into canals

June 3, 2013. Central Europe goes under the water. Torrential rains in several countries have caused severe flooding. It is already known about the 3 dead, 8 people are reported missing.

In Prague, closed the central metro station, is the evacuation of residents. Almost throughout the Czech Republic declared a state of emergency. In Austria, fled their homes, hundreds of people have closed railway stations and highways were deserted.

But the brunt of the disaster has had on Germany. There downpours do not cease for the third week.

Television viewers in a prosperous German province used to see

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U.S. federal banks would not see half the student debt

Debts of U.S. students in the same hopeless, like high: according to the federal government, they have become the second most significant consumer debt after debt on credit cards. And if the banks basically get their money back, the government will likely have to write off $ 500,000,000,000 student loans — those loans simply no one pays!

The problem of debt on federal loans for higher education, which for a long time no one pays attention, resolved itself, with the predictable result — former students simply refuse to return the money …

According

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