Cyber Warfare

Amid the dramatic focus on encounters, explosions and death tolls, the role of social media narratives in shaping the unfolding scenario in Kashmir tends to go unnoticed. SP Vaid, the state’s director-general of police, is one of the few who acknowledges its importance. Even at a time when his force is under extraordinary pressure — with […]

Wired‘s Andy Greenberg says Ukraine has been the victim of a “cyber-assault unlike any the world has ever seen.” Cybersecurity experts think Russia is perfecting attacks that could be used on the U.S. … read more at: http://www.npr.org/2017/06/22/533951389/experts-suspect-russia-is-using-ukraine-as-a-cyberwar-testing-ground

Ever since the Ukrainian “Maidan” revolution, the country has been subjected to waves of punishing cyberwar attacks, targeting its power grids, finance ministry, TV networks, election officials, and other critical systems. These attacks are believed to originate with “Sandworm,” a skilled hacker group associated with the Russian government. As bad as the attacks have been, […]

There is something very quaintly Canadian about the notion of a vast array of cyberwarfare weapons that we possess but were forbidden by our own laws to use. It’s sweet, in a way. But it’s also stupid, and policy we’re best rid of. The policy in question were the restrictions formerly placed on the Communications […]

TPG Capital and Uber have finally agreed on a new board member for the ride-hailing company: partner David Trujillo, as Recode first reported and Axios has also confirmed from a source. Last Tuesday, TPG Capital chairman and founding partner David Bonderman resigned from Uber’s board after he made a sexist remark toward fellow board member […]

Ever since the Ukrainian “Maidan” revolution, the country has been subjected to waves of punishing cyberwar attacks, targeting its power grids, finance ministry, TV networks, election officials, and other critical systems. These attacks are believed to originate with “Sandworm,” a skilled hacker group associated with the Russian government. As bad as the attacks have been, […]

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