Cyber Warfare

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned the Munich Security Conference of the dangers of cyberwar © AFP / Thomas KIENZLE By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MUNICH, Germany, Feb 17 – World leaders must lay the groundwork on how countries respond to cyberattacks that have proven to be a daunting threat, whether by state actors or criminal […]

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It’s a question that was under discussion as this year’s Munich Security Conference kicked off on Friday (February 16). Leading the debate, Estonian president Kersti Kaljulaid. Her country was the victim of a massive hacking attack that was widely blamed on Russia. “I have been really worried as an Estonian–Estonia is a digital state compared […]

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Washington has also blamed North Korea for the huge “WannaCry” ransomware attack last May in which more than 300,000 computers were struck in some 150 nations PIC: UN secretary general Antonio Guterres UN | COMPUTERS GERMANY – World leaders must lay the groundwork on how countries respond to cyber-attacks that have proven to be a […]

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It’s a question that was under discussion as this year’s Munich Security Conference kicked off on Friday (February 16). Leading the debate, Estonian president Kersti Kaljulaid. Her country was the victim of a massive hacking attack that was widely blamed on Russia. “I have been really worried as an Estonian–Estonia is a digital state compared […]

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The vast majority of cybercrime we deal with is opportunistic and automated. It is the domain of criminals trolling for the unaware and vulnerable. They target unpatched systems and vulnerable applications, exploit gullible end users, break through inadequate security systems, and infect people wandering around the web in places they probably shouldn’t go. For decades, […]

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Approximately 150 students at Glasgow University will take part in a cyber-warfare simulation this weekend as the company behind the event seeks to fill a growing lack of specialist talent. Ethical hacking firm Secarma says cyber warfare is no longer the subject of science fiction, as evidenced most recently by the NotPetya ransomware attack on […]

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Military strategists, academics, politicians, and government officials have debated the inevitability, ethics, and even the “how it will happen” of cyberwarfare for years. What, curiously, is not being discussed is what takes place when cyber hostilities stop or, more to the point, how “cyber-normal” is restored and maintained after a cyberwar. Both points are of […]

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