Cyber Warfare

Penny Pritzker, the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce.(Photo: U.S. Department of Commerce) SAN FRANCISCO – In the event of a major cyber attack on the United States, the last thing federal officials want is information about what, when and how it happened not being shared as soon as possible because companies are afraid of being […]

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Sens. Angus King of Maine and Mike Rounds of South Dakota want the Obama administration to define what constitutes an act of cyber war. King says the country can’t develop policies to respond to cyber-attacks without first having defined what constitutes an attack. He tells Maine Public Broadcasting Network that he’s […]

JAKARTA, Indonesia A group of Indonesian “cyber warriors” sit glued to screens, as they send out messages promoting a moderate form of Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country. Armed with laptops and smartphones, some 500 members of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) – one of the world’s biggest Muslim organizations – are seeking to […]

The federal government has a fundamental responsibility to provide for the nation’s defense. Until recently, the government has fulfilled that role almost exclusively through nuclear deterrence and conventional military forces. But a new type of warfare—in cyberspace—is emerging as a top threat to America. In recent years, foreign actors have used sophisticated technologies to acquire […]

Businesses must do more to protect against cyber threats The Honourable Edward Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey carried out on behalf of the UK Government almost 70% of UK businesses suffered virus, spyware or malware attacks in 2015. Concluding that that businesses […]

Debabrata Mohapatra | TNN | May 6, 2016, 07.26 AM IST Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch (CB), probing the May 3 hacking of Utkal Universitys website, strongly suspects the defacement of the portal could be repercussion of a bitter cyber war between some group of hackers in India and Pakistan. A suspected Pakistani group, Faisal 1337, […]