Cyber Warfare

Despite years of negotiations, countries have been unable to agree on what kind of cyber hacking activities violate international law, one of the world’s leading cyber-warfare law experts told The Jerusalem Post during his current visit to Israel. Michael Schmitt is not only the lead author of the Tallinn Manuals, the most influential international treatises […]

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War in the Fifth Domain In the months running up to the 2016 election, the Democratic National Committee was hacked. Documents were leaked, fake news propagated across social media — the hackers, in short, launched a systematic attack on American democracy. Whether or not that’s war, however, is a matter for debate. In the simplest […]

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An online group that supports the Islamic State has released a new video warning of an upcoming cyber war. The group has named the United States as its first target, according to analysts at JihadoScope. The group, which was identified by JihadoScope as “Electronic Ghosts of the Caliphate,” claimed to be the “hackers of the […]

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At the University of California, Berkeley, college students are learning to think like hackers in order to find exploits and bugs in applications and websites that consumers use every day. These students are taking a class called Cyberwar. The applications range from government websites to commercial banking and shopping applications, though one student admitted that […]

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(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Amid diplomatic fallout between North Korea and China, its only major trade partner, Russia is positioning itself to be a stronger North Korean ally, reaching out to provide North Korea with an internet connection. As a result, Russia may embolden North Korea to launch more destructive cyberattacks. Stronger cooperation between the two […]

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