Chinese Cyberattack Continues

DHS warns about new ‘watering hole’ cyber attack vulnerability as a high-tech firm also reportedly is hit
Microsoft, Internet Explorer, Capstone logos

The Department of Homeland Security warned Internet Explorer users this week about a new software flaw used in remote cyber attacks as Microsoft issued an advisory on the embattled browser’s software hole.

Hosting Hate

U.S., U.K. companies host Hezbollah-funded propaganda site
Hezbollah leader speaks on Al Manar TV / AP

A United States-based Internet company is currently hosting a propaganda website operated by the terror group Hezbollah, potentially in violation of a law meant to prevent Americans from providing material support to U.S.-designated terror groups.

Free Internet Under Fire

U.S. to oppose Russian plan to give U.N. control of Internet
International Telecommunication Union

The United States will seek to block an “alarming” Russian proposal to give a United Nations telecommunications group control over the Internet, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.

ICE-ing Illegal Websites

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security division seized 70 websites that peddle imitation goods manufactured abroad, according to an agency release.