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Is China’s Cyberwar Capacity More Backward Than We Think?

In a lecture on January 7 in Beijing, a senior PLA officer and professor at the PLA National Defense University called on “PLA troops to enhance …

US General Dempsey: The US's Military Superiority Does Not Carry Over To Cyberwarfare

As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dempsey serves as President Barack Obama's chief military adviser.<p>In a taped interview aired Sunday on Fox News, Dempsey was asked whether the U.S. was vulnerable to a "cyber Pearl Harbor." Dempsey notes such attacks could disable critical infrastructure …

Snowden documents show China stole fighter jet plans, U.S. gearing up for cyber war

FORT MEADE, Md., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- According to new Edward Snowden documents, Chinese hackers stole design plans for the Lockheed Martin F-35 …

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Warfare — NOVA Next | PBS

<i>Cyber warfare used to be the stuff of sci-fi movies and military exercises. But with the advent of the Stuxnet worm, the Sony Pictures hacking—which</i> …

NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by <i>Der Spiegel</i> reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a future of digital battles (it asked for $1 billion …

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Predictions for cyber-crime in 2015, and how the security industry will respond

From Heartbleed and Shellshock to the Target breach and the Sony hack, last year was littered with high-profile cyber threats and security breaches. …

Obama pushes cybercrime law

President Barack Obama will unveil another cybersecurity legislative package Tuesday, proposing limited liability protection for companies that share cyberthreat information and new powers to tackle cybercrime, according to the White House.<p>The law enforcement proposal will contain provisions …

Top executives freak out about hackers

Cybercrime is now the top risk banks face, Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins said Thursday.<p>In the light of the recent attack on Sony (SNE), fighting hackers is the top priority, not just for Barclays (BCS) but for any bank or big business, he told CNN at the World Economic Forum.<p>Jenkins told CNN's …

The Flaws in Obama’s Cybersecurity Initiative

President Obama’s new raft of proposals aim to address the growing concern that America is not taking tough-enough action against the increasing cybersecurity problem of nation-states and criminals (usually criminal gangs) attacking U.S. consumers and organizations. The evildoers’ motivation for …

Cybercrime cost SA R5bn in 2014

Cape Town - Businesses are warned to take heed as cybercrime is on the increase in South Africa with losses totalling an estimated R5.8 billion last …

How we can each fight cybercrime with smarter habits

Hackers gain access to computers and networks by exploiting the weaknesses in our cyber behaviors. Many attacks use simple phishing schemes – the …

Doing Business In China: Political Chess Game II

This is the second of two articles about the political context of doing business in China. In the previous installment we noted the tendency of the American government to focus on short-term tactical advantage while the Chinese government focuses on long-term strategic interests. We noted that the …

China accused of protectionism through new cybersecurity rules aimed at western tech companies

The <i>NY Times</i> reports that the Chinese government has adopted a set of supposed cybersecurity regulations on western companies selling technology to banks. These requirements are so absurd that it would be impossible for companies like Apple to comply.<p>The Chinese government has adopted new …

American business lobbies protest over edict to reveal software source code and use encryption dictated by Beijing<p>US business lobbies have responded with alarm after China’s government moved to force American companies selling technology to Chinese banks to hand over their software secrets and …

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