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NCS 7/21/11

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National Cyber Security

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As a part of its ongoing AntiSec campaign Anonymous hackers have reportedly breached NATO's cyber security making-off with one gigabyte of stolen data.  Like its previous attacks, the hack was reported on the group's Twitter page. Anonymous has since released two PDFs containing a portion of the data stolen, linking to them via two tweets.

The US and India have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on cyber security.  The MOU was signed in New Delhi by Jane Lute, deputy secretary for the US Department of Homeland Security, and the secretary of India's Department of Information Technology, according to U.S. reports.

The Arlington-based Air Force Association is continuing its effort to educate young people on the importance of cyber security by meeting students where they are: on Facebook.  On Friday, the nonprofit association's Cyber Patriot office launched a social media game called CyberVille, in which players defend their virtual town from attacks against that town's wired infrastructure, including banks, restaurants, and police and fire departments.