Cyber Warfare

Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Allen has seen the cyber threat in action and believes it’s targeted at counties. That was his message to a roomful of county officials at the National Association of Counties Tech Town Hall on Saturday and in an interview with Route Fifty, a Defense One sister publication, afterward. Allen is no slouch on these issues. Perhaps best known […]

Never has a flute of champagne been thrust into my hand as I arrived for an interview, until today. I’m in Reading, which, considering that I’m one of those ghastly London-centric metropolitan elites, I did not realise was just 25 minutes away from the Capital. It’s quickly becoming a hi-tech hub, away from the exorbitant […]

This is a rush transcript from “Your World,” July 19, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. NEIL CAVUTO, HOST: Susan Rice, of course, a former national security adviser to President Barack Obama, is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, all part of that ongoing Russian […]

by Ray Schultz , Columnist, 73 minutes ago There are two main takeaways in Cisco’s “2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report:”  Criminals are moving toward Destruction of Service attacks. Email has returned as the medium of choice for hackers. Let’s look at the worst first. Now we’re not trying to… read more at: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/304728/cyber-war-is-hell-cisco-posts-grim-email-crime-fo.html

By the time anyone noticed the problem, it was far too late. Hackers had compromised the network of a popular Ukraine-based maker of tax software with malware as far back as April, then waited until June 27 before pushing out a malicious update. It quickly spread across the globe, infecting multinational businesses like shipping giant Maersk and […]

Cyber intelligence operations could increase the risk of accidental war, according to researchers at the Australian National University’s National Security College. Early results published earlier this month supported the idea that the world is sleepwalking to war, much like Europe did in the early years of the 20th century. Professor Roger Bradbury and research assistant […]

By the time anyone noticed the problem, it was far too late. Hackers had compromised the network of a popular Ukraine-based maker of tax software with malware as far back as April, then waited until June 27 before pushing out a malicious update. It quickly spread across the globe, infecting multinational businesses like shipping giant Maersk and […]