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Russian-based hackers may have been responsible for two recent attempts to breach US voter registration databases in Illinois and Arizona. [Read More]
Experts comment on the alleged hack of the NSA-linked Equation Group and the exploits leaked by Shadow Brokers [Read More]
Cyberattacks targeting the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have been linked by experts to the Russian threat actor known as Fancy Bear, APT28 and Pawn Storm [Read More]
Hackers with apparent ties to Russia have conducted a series of cyber attacks on US media outlets including the New York Times, CNN reported Tuesday. [Read More]
If the purpose of a legal definition of cyber warfare is to facilitate a predefined, formal response, there is still the problem of attribution. Who did it? [Read More]
Juniper Networks has analyzed the implants leaked by Shadow Brokers, but there is no evidence that they exploit a vulnerability in ScreenOS [Read More]
Previously unpublished documents released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden confirm that some of the spy agency's top-secret code has been leaked or hacked, The Intercept reported. [Read More]
The US National Security Agency, which gained international notoriety in 2013 after Edward Snowden revealed its data snooping techniques, has itself become the target of an apparent data breach. [Read More]
A supposedly NSA-related hacking group known as The Equation Group had itself been hacked by a separate group known as The Shadow Brokers. [Read More]
A cyber-espionage campaign operating for more than eight months has been linked to an Indian Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group known as Patchwork, which might be the same attackers behind Operation Hangover. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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Ryan Naraine's picture
Thomas Rid, Professor in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, joins the podcast to discuss the lack of nuance in the crypto debate and the future of global cyber conflict.
James McFarlin's picture
If there were any lingering doubts that cybersecurity is a geopolitical issue with global implications, such opinions were cast on the rocks by discussions this past week at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
James McFarlin's picture
The overall industry tone of caution around active defenses may be calibrated to defuse the notion rather than taking the argument, buying time for other alternatives to surface.
James McFarlin's picture
Does a dangerous threat lie with ISIS’s possible use of cyber weapons against American critical infrastructure, financial system or other targets? Will such attacks be attempted and do the capabilities exist within ISIS to do so?
James McFarlin's picture
Creative disruption, where a paradigm shift in thinking replaces an existing order, may be an elusive concept but its power as a driving force of human behavior cannot be denied.
James McFarlin's picture
One can only hope our nation’s alarm clocks wake up and stir our national leaders’ imaginations before a cyber incident of the magnitude of 9/11 results in the need for a “Cyber Strikes Commission Report.”
Tal Be'ery's picture
Defenders should use their "Strategic Depth" to mitigate attacks not on the perimeter but deeper within their network where they can leverage on their strategic advantage.
Jeffrey Carr's picture
The term “Tipping Point” is controversial because it has been so widely misused and loosely applied; two abuses that I often see in the cyber security marketplace.
Eric Knapp's picture
Enemy infrastructure is and always has been an important military target. The difference is that with increasingly automated and connected infrastructure, the ability for an enemy to target these systems digitally has increased, putting these systems at greater risk.
Mark Hatton's picture
I believe that no other nation can match the capabilities of the United States military, but at the same time, matching the level of resources and investment in cyber being made by nation states such as China could prove impossible.