Cyberterrorism

Sharon Muguwu  •  19 September 2016 5:08PM  •  0 comments HARARE – The Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill has come under heavy scrutiny with stakeholders raising concerns over some sections that give the State power to spy on citizens. A panicky Zanu PF — that is faced with rising protests has proposed a raft of […]

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Sharon Muguwu  •  19 September 2016 5:08PM  •  0 comments HARARE – The Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill has come under heavy scrutiny with stakeholders raising concerns over some sections that give the State power to spy on citizens. A panicky Zanu PF — that is faced with rising protests has proposed a raft of […]

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3 Gaps in State Power The opportunistic ability of criminal-terrorist groups to take over geographic areas is due to declining state power in some regions. In the Middle East and North Africa, for example, the instability in the wake of the Arab Spring has undermined state control in several countries, resulting in weak services, chronic […]

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The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), an umbrella body for 57 European, North American, and Central Asian nations in the security field, has chosen Prof. Gabi Weimann of the University of Haifa to plan and establish a new teaching and research framework concerning online terror. “Online incitement, radicalization, and recruitment have had a significant […]

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Security researchers claimed last week that hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the IDF, Reuters reported. The researchers at Blue Coat Systems Inc. told the news agency that the attack was part of an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails. The four-month-old effort, most likely by Arabic-speaking […]

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Former detective and unit commander in Israel police, Marc Kahlberg, was on a business trip to Mumbai recently. The 53-year-old Kahlberg was involved in training and advising Israel’s police units as well as international police agencies and organisations throughout the world since 1998. Marc has spent over 20 years conducting field research on the relations […]

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Comment The UK Chancellor George Osborne last week announced that the British government plans to double cybersecurity spending and establish a single National Cyber Centre. Cybersecurity spending will rise to £1.9bn ($2.87bn) at a time of budget cuts to police and other government departments. More details are expected to come in the Autumn Statement to […]

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Image: domoyega, Getty Images/iStockphoto “Shall we play a game?” “Love to. How about Global Thermonuclear War?” True geeks will recognize the above exchange as one of the seminal pieces of dialogue from the 1983 film WarGames, where a young hacker named David Lightman nearly starts World War III after gaining access to… read more at: […]

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