Cyber Warfare

Cybercrime is now surpassing all other criminal offences: according to the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Strategic Cyber Industry Group’s Cyber Crime Assessment 2016 report, cybercrime accounted for 53 per cent of all UK crimes in 2015! For businesses, the long-term impact of cyber attacks is significant and can potentially include loss of substantial revenue, […]

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Stuxnet caused havoc on Iranian nuclear centrifuges from 2008-2010 The potential for Israel-Australia cooperation on a new kind of threat AIJAC Staff   Last month’s Melbourne International Film Festival featured Alex Gibney’s documentary Zero Days, taking viewers deep into the world of cyber warfare through the story of Stuxnet – the infamous cyber weapon that […]

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton debate during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University.(Photo: Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO – Both U.S. presidential candidates have vowed to take on the world when it comes to cyber warfare. But full-scale cyber retaliation might be hard to spot and even harder to […]

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Cybercrime is now surpassing all other criminal offences: according to the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Strategic Cyber Industry Group’s Cyber Crime Assessment 2016 report, cybercrime accounted for 53 per cent of all UK crimes in 2015! For businesses, the long-term impact of cyber attacks is significant and can potentially include loss of substantial revenue, […]

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Stuxnet caused havoc on Iranian nuclear centrifuges from 2008-2010 The potential for Israel-Australia cooperation on a new kind of threat AIJAC Staff   Last month’s Melbourne International Film Festival featured Alex Gibney’s documentary Zero Days, taking viewers deep into the world of cyber warfare through the story of Stuxnet – the infamous cyber weapon that […]

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off on Monday during the first presidential debate, and the two candidates presented wildly different views on cyber war and cyber security. The Democratic candidate said the United States needed to push back against state actors, while Trump warned of a mythical “400-pound” hacker sitting on his bed. Here’s […]

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Continued below… Voices in the United States have been urging the administration to make it clear to Moscow that a Russian attack on the democratic process will be met with an appropriate response that may not necessarily be limited to cyberspace. These events are a reminder of the urgent need for developing international norms to […]

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On Thursday, Yahoo announced that they’re the victim of one of the largest data breaches in history, stating that 500 million accounts had been compromised. In their announcement, they also described the hack as state-sponsored. With massive computing power, money and organized groups of hackers, nation states are uniquely positioned to carry out large scale […]

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It seems recently there has been a significant increase in talks of cyberattacks and even cyberwar. In fact, that discussion has even been tied back to another topic of war that was prevalent decades ago. I am referring to the subject matter of a “cyber cold war” with Russia. That phrase has certainly grabbed a few headlines in publications […]

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