Cyber Warfare

An online group that supports the Islamic State has released a new video warning of an upcoming cyber war. The group has named the United States as its first target, according to analysts at JihadoScope. The group, which was identified by JihadoScope as “Electronic Ghosts of the Caliphate,” claimed to be the “hackers of the […]

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At the University of California, Berkeley, college students are learning to think like hackers in order to find exploits and bugs in applications and websites that consumers use every day. These students are taking a class called Cyberwar. The applications range from government websites to commercial banking and shopping applications, though one student admitted that […]

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(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Amid diplomatic fallout between North Korea and China, its only major trade partner, Russia is positioning itself to be a stronger North Korean ally, reaching out to provide North Korea with an internet connection. As a result, Russia may embolden North Korea to launch more destructive cyberattacks. Stronger cooperation between the two […]

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The investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election continue to reveal a full-scale assault on American democracy. From sophisticated social media efforts and traditional information operations to attempted hacks of voter rolls and state electoral systems, the Russians engaged in a campaign to undermine American democracy. This is not the only time they […]

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Understanding Cyber Conflict: Fourteen Analogies George Perkovich (Editor), Ariel E. Levite (Editor), Georgetown University Press, 312 pages ` 2,367 Free to download Firangi box office collection day 1: Lack of competition might be beneficial for Kapil Sharma’s film

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A new class at the University of California, Berkeley, is training students to hack. The class, called Cyberwar, teaches its 80 students how to find security flaws in the apps and websites people use every day. “I mostly focused on government websites, specifically voter registration websites,” said Vy-An Phan, a junior studying electrical engineering and […]

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