Cyber Warfare

Dr. Jacquelyn G. Schneider is an assistant professor and affiliate faculty at the Center for Cyber Conflict Studies at the U.S. Naval War College. This article represents her views alone and do not represent those of the U.S. Naval War College, the U.S. Navy, or the Department of Defense. You can follow her @jackiegschneid. Last […]

Updated June 22, 2018 09:46:11 Photo: Cyber attacks cost the finance industry alone more than $18 billion every year. (Supplied: Accenture) On Tuesday night, the Westpac Bank was under threat from a cyber attack. It was all hands on deck in the bank’s Coordination Centre. “These are all malicious activities, they’re all attacks,” Westpac’s chief […]

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT A post claiming the US would wage a cyber war against China by dismantling net neutrality rules after it announced additional tariffs of 25 percent on Chinese imports worth approximately $50 billion has been circulating on WeChat. It should be known that the US’ repeal of net neutrality rules is not related […]

Ehud Schnerosen, former head of an Israeli signal intelligence corps known as Unit 8200, has announced that in the event of any future conflict between Israel and Iran, cyber-attacks should be aimed at the enemy energy sector, which he described as “a major pillar of the economy, the state’s cardio-vascular system,” according to The Jerusalem Post. “We should not attack water, food, or […]

The US Cyber Command was meant to protect the US in general, and the Pentagon in particular, from cyberattacks. In recent months, however, the Pentagon has been unilaterally redefining their posture away from defensive operations toward a focus on aggressive offense. Officials say that now, the US Cyber Command is conducting nearly daily raids on […]

  Bhopal: Nearly 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ of the BJP are all set to take on ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ of the Congress in cyber space to woo young voters on social media platforms in the upcoming MP Assembly polls. The BJP’s state information technology (IT) cell in-charge, Shivraj Singh Dabi, said about 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ have been […]

The Pentagon has empowered the US Cyber Command to take a far more aggressive approach to defending the nation against cyber attacks, the New York Times reports. The shift in strategy could increase the risk of conflict with foreign states that sponsor malicious hacking groups. Until now, the Cyber Command has assumed a defensive posture, […]

Ehud Schnerosen, former head of an Israeli signal intelligence corps known as Unit 8200, has announced that in the event of any future conflict between Israel and Iran, cyber-attacks should be aimed at the enemy energy sector, which he described as “a major pillar of the economy, the state’s cardio-vascular system,” according to The Jerusalem Post. “We should not attack water, food, or […]

Nearly 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ of the BJP are all set to take on ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ (named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi) of the Congress in cyber space to woo young voters in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls. The State Congress has set up a team of 4,000 people. The BJP’s State IT […]

Nearly 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ of the BJP are all set to take on ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ (named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi) of the Congress in cyber space to woo young voters in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls. The State Congress has set up a team of 4,000 people. The BJP’s State IT […]