The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of the most encouraging on-the-ground successes in the conflict — sharply cutting into the number of
Canada’s spy agencies and military should be upgraded to better carry out offensive cyber warfare attacks against “foreign adversaries,” a strategy paper published in July by a Canadian military think tank argued.
Titled “Canada and Cyber Warfare,” and written by
Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Monday to his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama, parallel to the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, according to reports on Russian television.
“President Obama and President Putin discussed efforts to reach an
Obama warns Russia to ‘act responsibly’ warning that US has ‘more [cyberwarfare] capacity than anyone, both offensively and defensively’
President Barack Obama took a hardline during discussions with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 Summit
Hacking collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the
week-long cyber attack on Turkey, which it accused of “supporting” the
jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and threatened
additional attacks in case the alleged support continues.
HANOI – Hackers attacked the website of a national airline and flight information screens at Vietnam’s two biggest airports on Friday, posting notices that state media said criticized the Philippines and Vietnam and their claims in the South China Sea.
The two hostile regimes are said to pose an “increasingly diverse and dangerous” threat to global security.
Speaking at a conference on cyber attacks on Tuesday, White House counter-terrorism advisor Lisa Monaco said that North Korea and Iran have shown
Respected security guru Bruce Schneier suggested the next president may face ‘a large-scale internet disaster that kills multiple people.’
Some people may think the upcoming US presidential election is a Kobayashi Maru, a lose-lose scenario no matter who wins, but
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning says the government is strengthening its posture to respond to hacking attempts amid growing risks of cyberattacks by North Korea.
The ministry said Friday that the number of cyberattacks launched by the
North Korea has an image in the international community of being one of the most secretive and guarded countries in the world right now under the leadership of Kim Jong Un. Gambling is illegal in North Korea but the government
According to a study carried out by the iSight intelligence unit of cybersecurity firm FireEye, there appears to be an evident decline in Chinese hacking of corporate and government networks in the US as well as in other countries.
Investigators believe they’ve found the culprit behind cyberattacks on banks in Asia: Kim Jong Un. Having long used counterfeiting, drug trafficking, gun running and slave labor to gain hard currency, North Korea’s dictator may have pulled off the first state-backed
The website of a major political party in Taiwan has been targeted by Chinese hackers looking to spy on its visitors.
According to cybersecurity firm FireEye, the website of the Democratic Progressive Party — whose leader, Tsai Ing-wen, was recently
The Obama administration policy of avoiding assertive action against foreign hackers came under fire from Congress last week, and is raising concerns that the White House is failing to protect the country from large-scale cyber attacks.
Christopher Painter, the State
A number of high-profile cases involving international cyber attacks on the U.S. have been unsealed for the public. The incidents, released by the Department of Justice, involve everything from hacking U.S. banks to online hoaxes regarding a terrorist attack, and
While non-state actors today are not on par with nation states as far as cyber capabilities are concerned, terrorist groups, criminals, hackers and the like could possess destructive capabilities enjoyed by a small circle of nations in the not-so-distant future.
Hackers find ways of controlling hardware and software through releasing malicious computer viruses, and likewise governments use ‘soft and hard means’ to quell internal dissident voices of those who choose to speak out against them. This is the hard-line taken
After hacking Pakistan’s official websites as a reply to Pak hackers’ 27 September attack on the Kerala government’s online portal — www.kerala.gov.in, online hackers “Mallu Cyber Soldiers” is in the news again.
Recently, there were many reports on online prostitution by
A Kosovar man living in Malaysia who accessed the personal data of more than 1,300 government and military employees, and passed that data onto the Islamic State, has been arrested in Malaysia on U.S. charges, the Department of Justice announced
The Democratic presidential candidates gave sensible answers on questions relating to NSA spying, the Patriot Act, and the purported crimes of Edward Snowden. The only notable exception was frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
Bernie Sanders and Jim Webb gave strong reminders