Grabbing big byte of sanity

A fierce war is in progress, and many Americans don’t know much about it. That’s because instead of automatic weapons fire or roadside bombs, the sounds from this war are barely audible clicks and the whirring of hard drives. We say many Americans are unaware of the cyberwar, but many…

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Australian Bureau of Meteorology hack linked to China

Amidst growing cyber warfare and fears of worldwide hacking activities increasing, a report has been published on the breach of the Australian government’s department computer system. An official report revealed on Wednesday that the Bureau of Meteorology’s system was under attack from malicious software that stole unknown number of documents….

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Time to get real about Russia cyber war

The Obama administration is “confident” that Russia was behind recent compromises of emails about upcoming US elections USA TODAY Trump denies, Obama delays and the media enables in the face of unprecedented attacks on U.S. democracy. Our democracy is under attack by Russia, but almost no one is treating the…

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Calls for Canada to develop cyberwar capabilities

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 retired Major General John Adams for the Canadian Global Affairs…

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Obama Threatens Cyber War on Russia at G20

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 parroting the theory of Hillary and the Democrats that Moscow…

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When Kim Jong Un Hacks Your Bank

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 digital bank robbery in history. That’s the conclusion of Symantec,…

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