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  • How a no-holds-barred Russia-Ukraine cyberwar would play out

    Posted March 6, 2014 - 5:36 pm

    With some opening shots in a cyber component to the war of nerves in the Ukraine already fired, security analysts today offered a look at how a full-fledged cyberwar in the region would unfold.
  • Confirmed: Stuxnet developed by US, Israel

    Posted June 1, 2012 - 11:01 am

    Cyberattacks against Iran started by Bush, and Obama continued them enthusiastically. A programming error let malware escape and become known as Stuxnet.
  • Could China easily take down US military's air-refueling logistics in a cyberwar?

    Posted March 11, 2012 - 8:59 am

    A lengthy report prepared for the U.S. government about China's high-tech buildup to prepare for cyberwar includes speculation about how a potential conflict with the U.S. would unfold -- and how it might only take a few freelance Chinese civilian hackers working on behalf of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to sow deadly disruptions in the U.S. military logistics supply chain.
  • Joint ventures by US tech firms with China pose cyberwar risk: report

    Posted March 11, 2012 - 8:36 am

    Should conflict occur, China's cyberwar plans target the U.S., and today's Chinese joint ventures with U.S. manufacturers in hardware, software and telecommunications create a "potential vector" for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to exploit and compromise, says a report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission sent to Capitol Hill today.
  • Anonymous declares war against city of Orlando (will Mickey get caught in crossfire?)

    Posted June 28, 2011 - 9:22 am

    Hacktivist collective Anonymous plans to launch attacks against websites related to the city of Orlando, Fla., as punishment for arrests of people feeding the homeless in a park.
  • Big questions about cyberwar

    Posted June 6, 2011 - 6:26 am

    The Pentagon is expected to announce a cyberstrategy this month that concludes a cyberattack on the U.S. can be an act of war, and while the damage from such an assault may warrant that position, hopefully this just amounts to loud barking given the perils involved.
  • Cyber war sabers rattle across the globe

    Posted June 6, 2011 - 12:28 am

    A formal Pentagon cyber strategy may define which acts of digital sabotage constitute acts war that warrant conventional military retaliation, but cases clear-cut enough to justify such retaliation may be few and far between, experts say.
  • Israel tested Stuxnet worm, says report

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 9:50 am

    The Stuxnet worm that disrupted Iran's ability to enrich uranium into bomb-grade nuclear fuel was reportedly created by Israel and the U.S.
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