articles tagged: cyber warfare
world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons
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world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons

Killer drones and hackable weapons and easy targets for spies, oh my...

they came, they saw, they hacked: why the pentagon isn’t ready for cyberwarfare
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they came, they saw, they hacked: why the pentagon isn’t ready for cyberwarfare

A new report by a congressional watchdog finds that a stunning number of weapon and military communication systems are easy targets for tech-savvy adversaries.

social media, the best way to share with friends, family, and nsa analysists
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social media, the best way to share with friends, family, and nsa analysists

NSA's PRISM is a huge mess that the public somehow really doesn't care about.

why hollywood needs to leave the hacking to the experts
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why hollywood needs to leave the hacking to the experts

It's not just the Home Alone vibe of Skyfall that should irk viewers...

why cyberwarfare won’t have a battle of thermopylae
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why cyberwarfare won’t have a battle of thermopylae

Policy wonks are trying to wrap their minds around how to fight a war in cyberspace, but their thinking keeps defaulting to conventional warfare.

the curious case of the cyberattack that never was
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the curious case of the cyberattack that never was

The problem with the supposed Russian attack on an American water treatment plant isn't the false alarm, it's how Congress and the DHS reacted.

the opening shots in the battle of the hackers
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the opening shots in the battle of the hackers

We're still not sure about the right way to counter state-sponsored hacking and how to organize a coordinated counter-attack.

does cyberwar’s digital bell toll for thee?
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does cyberwar’s digital bell toll for thee?

Yes, cyber warfare is real. No, the next attack won't plunge us back into the Stone Age.

why your antivirus app can’t always save you
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why your antivirus app can’t always save you

Just because you have antivirus doesn't mean your computer is now invulnerable. Far from it in fact.

why cyberwarfare won’t become violent…
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why cyberwarfare won’t become violent…

Cyber espionage is a lot more effective than an all out attack. So why are we being told to brace for the latter rather than deal with the former?

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