Cyber Warfare

Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Brigadier General Jalali pointed to cyber threats against Iran, saying that many hostile countries have established cyber armies and the Islamic Republic is one of their possible targets. “Holding specialized cyber war games is one of the priorities (of the Civil Defense Organization) this year,” the official said, adding […]

War. By definition it’s an act of aggression by a country against another. You don’t need to look far today for examples. It’s pretty safe to assume Russia and the Ukraine are at war by that definition, even if they haven’t declared it ‘officially’. What started with Russian forces in Crimea spilled out into Ukraine. […]

Alex Gibney, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind Taxi to the Dark Side and Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, is back with his latest offering — Zero Days, about the widespread destruction caused by cyber-warfare. Zero Days reportedly focuses heavily on the Stuxnet computer worm built jointly by the United States and Israel that crippled […]

Last spring, in the wake of the Sony hack, President Obama threw a cyberwar. And no one showed up. In April 2015, President Obama issued Executive Order 13694 declaring a national emergency to deal with the threat of hostile cyber activity against the United States. But six months later, the emergency powers that he invoked […]

For several years now, there have been reports that the United States has been waging what amounts to technological warfare against Iran, using sophisticated industrial sabotage measures to weaken and undermine Iran’s nuclear industry—and, according to the New York Times, these efforts began during the Bush administration but accelerated under President Obama. And, for the […]