Cyberwarfare

Trump is rolling back restraints on US cyber warfare, and it could make an attack on other countries more likely

US President Donald Trump has reportedly removed restraints on how and when the US can launch cyber attacks on its adversaries — and it could make attacks on other countries more likely.<p>Trump signed an order on Wednesday reversing a series of Obama-era rules, which outlined a process of …

Donald Trump

House Of Trump, House Of Putin: The Untold Story Of Donald Trump And The Russian Mafia

<i>Long before the American president’s disgraceful groveling before his Russian counterpart at the Helsinki summit, millions wondered: Just what does</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump cites Russia probe as a reason for revoking former CIA chief John Brennan's security clearance

President Donald Trump cited the ongoing probe into Russia's attack on U.S. elections in 2016 as a reason he revoked the security clearance of former …

Donald Trump

Cyber Security Services Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2021: To grow at a CAGR of 11.3%

Aug 16, 2018 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- HTF Market Intelligence released a new research report of 63 pages on title ‘Global Cyber Security Services …

Cyber-attacks

NotPetya malware attack: Chaos but not cyber warfare

While the Russian military run cyber attack was economically damaging, it doesn't cross the threshold into warfare, claims report by Marsh.<p>The impact …

Cybersecurity

A Georgia thief made off with a tractor trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles

In an era of hacking and cyber warfare, it's refreshing to know that the good old-fashioned heist is not yet dead and buried.<p>A thief in Fayetteville, Georgia, showed just that when he made off with a 53-foot tractor trailer that was filled to the rafters with ramen noodles.<p>The trailer was stolen …

Tractor-Trailer

Little Rascals Hack Voting Machines Like A Bunch Of Crazy Ivans

While most people spent this weekend telling Nazi punks to fuck off, a couple 11-year-olds were in Las Vegas hacking into voting machines. Why? …

Liberal View

Hamas attempted to plant spyware in 'Red Alert' rocket siren app

The Israeli cyber intelligence firm ClearSky claims that the terrorist organization used fake Facebook profiles to take control of cellular devices …

World News

Key Local Democrat Backs Trump's 'Space Force' Idea

Aug 14, 2018<p>Laugh all you want, but the idea of creating a Space Force as the sixth branch of the military is gaining traction, News Radio 1200 WOAI …

U.S. Secretary of Defense

How artificial intelligence is shaping our future

The future we want is up to us and it's time to take a side. Here, GQ explores the different ways artificial intelligence proves the best (and worst) …

Artificial Intelligence

Study: 3 of every 10 House candidate websites vulnerable to hacks

About 30 percent of House candidates running for office this year have significant cybersecurity issues with their campaign websites, according to a …

Cybersecurity

Fetalvero: The ‘third’ anti-Christ

THERE are among us who believe that the first anti-Christ was Napoleon Bonaparte and the second was Adolf Hitler. Based on events that happened at …

Cybersecurity

Space Warfare Is Here

The White House has announced its intention to create a space force. Until now, a series of treaties have prevented the weaponization of space. Yet, …

Conservative View

For espionage buffs, ex-Raw chief Vikram Sood’s ‘The Unending Game’ is a fascinating read

The book is neither a memoir nor an insider’s account of the organisation. It’s more of a primer, written by that rare intellectual among spies. …

India News

Astronaut Scott Kelly Pans Trump’s Space Force: There’s a ‘Bit of Eye Rolling Going on With This’

As work on President <b>Donald Trump</b>‘s Space Force gets underway, a retired American astronaut with more time clocked in space than any other human …

Space Force

Fear and the Autonomous Cyber Weapon

We often focus our fear in the wrong direction -- developing flying anxieties when we should be more concerned about that ride to the airport. We …

Cybersecurity

Internet security, encrypted messaging and privacy projects win ​Facebook grants

Facebook grants go to researchers developing answers to Facebook account hijacking, internet outages, and behavior-based biometrics.<p>Facebook has …

Social Media

When Would Russia's Cyber Warfare Morph Into Real Warfare? Refer To The Tallinn Manual

Like a hippo being nibbled to death by a thousand piranha, the United States is an old cyber behemoth bleeding from the savvy carnivores of the digital age. Our regulations are not current, our defenses are not adequate and our people’s understanding is not sufficient. We are wide open to attack.<p>It …

Cybersecurity

History's Lesson Regarding Russian Cyber Warfare

Ten years ago this month, war erupted between Russia and Georgia after Georgian troops attacked South Ossetia and shelled the town of Tskhinvali, in …

Russia

North Korea's hackers are re-using old code to build new attacks

One of the world's most notorious cyber warfare operations has been cutting corners - but it hasn't dented their potency.<p>New analysis of malware …

Cybersecurity

NATO's Deterrence Problem: An Analog Strategy for a Digital Age

As cyberattacks increase in destructive potential and remain difficult to attribute, NATO faces a dilemma of whether and how to adapt their policy of …

Geopolitics

Navy to brief industry next week on information warfare, cloud computing, and network security

<b>NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. –</b> U.S. Navy researchers will brief industry next week on an upcoming project to develop new information warfare technologies …

Military Technology

Why aren’t we worrying about Russia attacking our power supply?

Kremlin-connected cyber-criminals are capable of turning off our electric power from afar while power-plant employees watch helplessly.<p>In the last …

Homeland Security

Iran cyberattacks: Experts warn Iran could answer US sanctions with cyber warfare

The US is bracing for cyberattacks Iran could launch in retaliation for the re-imposition of sanctions this week by President Donald Trump, …

Cyber-attacks

Amesbury novichok incident: Chemical weapons inspectors to gather new samples for testing

International chemical weapons inspectors are returning to Wiltshire to gather new samples for testing as the investigation into the poisoning of …

Nerve Agents

Confronting the reality of cyber warfare

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p><b>THE PERFECT WEAPON: WAR, SABOTAGE, AND FEAR IN THE CYBER AGE</b><p><b>By David E. Sanger</b><p><b>Crown, $28, 384 pages</b><p>Since the advent of nuclear …

Cybersecurity

How prepared is the U.S. to fend off cyber warfare? Better at offense than defense, author says

<b>Nick Schifrin:</b><p>Last week, David Sanger of The New York Times reported that Russian intelligence hackers are now more focused on disrupting the U.S. …

Cybersecurity

We’re being distracted from the real Russian threat

Regarding the Aug. 2 front-page article “Midterms renew fears of Russian interference”:<p>The Russians continue to succeed in leveraging our partisanship to create discord and distract us from the real threat. As long as Democrats push the “collusion and obstruction of justice” charges, President …

Opinion

Mattis throws support behind new space-focused military command

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday threw his support behind the idea of creating a space-focused military command but stopped short of promising the new "Space Force" branch of service that President Donald Trump has touted.<p>Trump called for the creation of a sixth …

Politics

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev warns of ‘horrible’ new conflict if Georgia joins NATO

MOSCOW — An attempt by NATO to incorporate the former Soviet republic of Georgia could trigger a new, “horrible” conflict, Russia’s prime minister …

Russia