Tag: Cyber Warfare

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

McMaster Blasts Russia in Final Comments as National Security Adviser

H.R. McMaster, in his final remarks as National Security Adviser, blasted Russia for its acts of aggression, warned that President Vladimir Putin believes he is winning a new form of warfare, and said Russia was one of several “revisionist and repressive powers” seeking to undermine America’s “values, institutions, and way of life.”

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Mattis: Artificial Intelligence Could Change ‘Fundamental Nature of War’

On his way home after the Munich Security Conference last week, Secretary of Defense James Mattis speculated that artificial intelligence could change the “fundamental nature of war.” The impression given by the security conference is that no one is truly prepared for that change.

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Pentagon Denies North Korean Hackers Stole War Plans from South Korean Defense Ministry

According to South Korean lawmaker Rhee Cheol-hee, North Korean hackers penetrated South Korea’s defense ministry in September 2016, pilfering documents that included both U.S. and South Korean war plans, reports to senior commanders, special forces deployment plans, and data about power plants and military facilities.

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Pinkerton: The Final Frontiers: Cyber Space, Outer Space, and the Permanent Lure of Exploration

While profit and national security are key factors in our pursuit of outer space, there is also the innate human desire to strive, to seek, and to find. We are going to outer space because we are curious—and organized curiosity is about as powerful a force as there is in human nature. We are going for the reasons that inspired President Kennedy: because space is there, and because it’s cool. Indeed, those of us who will never go to space should count ourselves as lucky to be alive at a time of renewed exploratory curiosity. We are fortunate to be blessed with sturdy souls—in the public and private sectors—who are willing to take up the challenge of space-questing.

Tasnim News/AFP | Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards display a "suicide drone" capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets at sea and on land, in Tehran on October 26, 2016

Iran Unveils Attack ‘Suicide Drone’

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they had developed a “suicide drone” capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets at sea and on land.

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Israel to Build IDF’s Largest Intelligence Base

The first stages of bidding to build the largest new IDF base for Military Intelligence – as part of the broader program of moving the army’s major operations from the country’s Center to the South – have started, the Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.

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Chinese Hackers Suspected in Attack of Taiwan’s Ruling Party Website

In early April, the website of the Democratic Progressive Party was hijacked several times, diverting visitors to a fake website. California-based security company FireEye believes the attack, like many others plaguing Taiwan, was the work of mainland Chinese hackers.

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Digital Warfare Takes Out ISIS’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Hacker

More details are emerging about Junaid Hussain, the twenty-something British expatriate who served as a key player in the Islamic State’s online army until a U.S. drone strike took him out this week. According to an article at the Wall Street Journal, Hussain was involved in most of ISIS’s hacking and social media exploits.

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Are We at the Beginning of a New Cyber War, Sparked by Greece?

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Today’s “computer glitches” in China, New York, and for United Airlines is sparking concern that the Western world is about to become embroiled in a cyber war the type not yet seen since the advent of

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Study: Iranian Cyber Warfare Capabilities Increasing Exponentially

A new study on Iran’s cyber warfare capabilities has revealed that Tehran is rapidly increasing its ability to carry out professional-grade cyber attacks and has done so even while negotiating with the P5+1 World Powers about its nuclear weapons program.

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Arab Newspaper Hacked by Pro-Houthi ‘Yemen Cyber Army’

The Saudi-owned, London-based Al-Hayat news site was taken over on Monday by hackers that identified themselves as part of a pro-Houthi “Yemen Cyber Army,” in an Arabic message displayed for its readers.