Cyber Warfare

Recently, Pakistani hackers compromised 10 Indian websites which included National Aeronautics, Army Institute of Management and Technology, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Army Institute of Management, and the Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences. The hacker group — Pakistan Haxor Crew — claimed the action was to avenge the defacement of the Pakistan Railways website […]

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People take cellphone pictures from a window as people protest police trying to control the area during attempts to cast ballots at a polling station in the referendum vote on Oct. 1 in Barcelona. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) As the citizens of Catalonia prepared to vote on independence from Spain this month, software developers decided to offer […]

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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime has been highly aggressive in pursuing cyberwar and cyberespionage at least since its 2007 attacks on the Estonian government. The fact that it is routinely attacking U.S. defense and intelligence cyber-networks can be no surprise. During the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign Russian government ads appeared on several U.S. social […]

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In light of revelations that their company’s platform was used by Russian actors during the 2016 election, Facebook executives have embarked on an extensive public-relations rehabilitation campaign. Last month, C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg appeared in a rare Facebook livestream to discuss steps the company would take to ensure that it wouldn’t be compromised again. Part of […]

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You’ve been hearing about cyberwar for years. Will Russia or China shut down the United States’ power grid? Will hackers in Iran or North Korea trigger a nuclear war? Will hackers from enemy nations turn off our electricity and water, destroying crops and forcing millions of Americans to die of hunger? It sounds too gloomy […]

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Thirteen months ago, South Korea’s defense intranet was hacked for the first time, and the military accused North Korea of infecting hundreds, possibly thousands of computers with malware. In December 2016, Han Min-koo, then defense minister, told lawmakers that the incident was not critical. Now, the latest reports suggest that North Korean hackers might have […]

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While attacks attributed to Russia and China most frequently make the news, North Korea continues to have significant success online, driven by a single-minded mission and a lack of consequences for the small nation. In the latest incident to be uncovered, an online attack linked to North Korea stole classified military documents, including war plans […]

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While attacks attributed to Russia and China most frequently make the news, North Korea continues to have significant success online, driven by a single-minded mission and a lack of consequences for the small nation. In the latest incident to be uncovered, an online attack linked to North Korea stole classified military documents, including war plans […]

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