Cyber Warfare

As reported by South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, North Korea recently sent out a “new combination of mysterious random numbers” thought to be coded orders to its spies in South Korea.  The random encrypted numbers were sent out over a radio broadcast.  Further, the U.S.-Korea Institute’s “38 North” program now tells us that North Korean […]

How the military hopes to stop future cyberattacks We visit the US Military Academy at West Point in New York to check out the annual Cyber Defense Exercise and the new Army Cyber Institute. by Ben Fox Rubin There were empty cans of Mountain Dew and Monster Energy everywhere. Despite the pile of energy drinks, […]

Defense Rogers: ‘cyber war’ is here to stay By Sean D. Carberry May 09, 2017   Cyber Command chief Admiral Michael Rogers is looking to remove roadblocks to military cyber operations. U.S. Cyber Command continues to mature and get on-the-job training as nation-state hackers conduct daily scans and exploits against Department of Defense and related networks, the […]

State Department personnel block an entrance to a riverfront compound near Centreville, Md., last December that was used by Russian diplomats for years. That month, President Obama announced sanctions that included shuttering the compound. (Brian Witte/Associated Press) Matthew Olsen served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center during the Obama administration and is an adjunct […]

When Estonia became the first nation on the receiving end of an overwhelming cyber attack 10 years ago last week, government and other critical websites and systems such as banking collapsed in one of the most internet-connected countries of the time. Widely blamed on Russia, the assault prompted Western nations – including the United States […]

When Estonia became the first nation on the receiving end of an overwhelming cyber attack 10 years ago last week, government and other critical websites and systems such as banking collapsed in one of the most internet-connected countries of the time. Widely blamed on Russia, the assault prompted Western nations – including the United States […]

Despite the efforts of the United States and its allies to fight the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), the group remains a formidable danger. It holds territory in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, and Syria and directs cells in Bangladesh, Egypt, France, the North Caucasus, and Yemen. ISIS operatives have conducted terrorist attacks in Europe—including […]

When Estonia became the first nation on the receiving end of an overwhelming cyber attack 10 years ago last week, government and other critical websites and systems such as banking collapsed in one of the most internet-connected countries of the time. Widely blamed on Russia, the assault prompted Western nations to plough billions into improving […]

When Estonia became the first nation on the receiving end of an overwhelming cyber attack 10 years ago last week, government and other critical websites and systems such as banking collapsed in one of the most internet-connected countries of the time. Widely blamed on Russia, the assault prompted Western nations – including the United States […]

When Estonia became the first nation on the receiving end of an overwhelming cyber attack 10 years ago last week, government and other critical websites and systems such as banking collapsed in one of the most internet-connected countries of the time. Widely blamed on Russia, the assault prompted Western nations – including the United States […]