articles tagged: cyberattack
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.

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.

how covert asymmetric warfare could go orbital
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how covert asymmetric warfare could go orbital

"Whoops, sorry about colliding with your satellite, it was a complete accident we'll absolutely investigate. We promise..."

is the great e-scare finally being toned down?
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is the great e-scare finally being toned down?

Pundits are dueling over the question of how afraid we should be of a devastating cyber attack.

how cyberwarfare is becoming the new black
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how cyberwarfare is becoming the new black

Far from keeping analyses of potential cyber attacks on critical infrastructure nodes, pundits are hyperventilating.

cybersecurity done horribly wrong, revisited
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cybersecurity done horribly wrong, revisited

The internet kill switch bill is back and its author and sponsors have learned absolutely nothing about how the technology works.

did cyber-warfare finally invade the real world?
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did cyber-warfare finally invade the real world?

Stuxnet is scary, but we don't yet have clear evidence that it was the first cyber attack by a nation state.

cyber-security. you’re doing it very wrong.
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cyber-security. you’re doing it very wrong.

Joe Lieberman decided that the best way to tackle cyber-security is by literally shutting off the country's internet on demand with nothing more than an executive order by the president.

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