India-Pak cyber war is no longer funny

By Tuesday evening, several Indian websites had been hacked by a group called Pakistan Haxors Crew, who claimed that the attack was a payback for hacking websites in Pakistan, including the Pakistani Railways website. On Tuesday, the websites of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), IIT Varanasi, Aligarh Muslim…

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The US has been conducting a secret cyberwar against North Korea’s nukes — with surprising results

A recent New York Times report uncovered a secret operation to derail North Korea’s nuclear-missile program that has been raging for three years. Essentially, the report attributes North Korea’s high rate of failure with Russian-designed missiles to US meddling in the country’s missile software and networks. Though North Korea’s missile…

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US losing dominance in cyber war

After decades of unquestioned global security dominance, the United States is now grappling with an uncomfortably level playing field in one of the world’s most dangerous arenas – cyber warfare. The news last week, which is expected to continue through this week and be part of the discussion at the…

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Russian cyberintrusions an ‘act of war’

Sen. John McCain said Friday that Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election amounted to an “act of war.” The Arizona Republican, who is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, also has scheduled a hearing for next week on foreign cyberthreats to the US, which will also focus…

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