Tag: Cyber Warfare
‘Blackout threat’ sparks fears of cyber attack
Is the Russia debate becoming hysterical? As tensions with the UK escalate, water, power and finance companies have been warned of cyber attacks from the newly re-elected President Putin…
Clinton: Russia is threatening a new cold war
Is this a sensible thing to say? Hillary Clinton has just given an interview accusing President Putin of aggressive war-mongering. She said that the USA and Europe face a “global struggle.”
More cyber attacks on the way, warn experts
There was chaos after 150 countries were hit by a cyber attack over the weekend. The malicious bug was stopped but security experts say there may be worse to come. How worried should we be?
Russia ‘actively involved in French election’
Hearings into Russia’s role in last year’s US election have opened in the Senate. Senators say it interfered with the outcome — and is still doing so elsewhere. How should the West respond?
Obama’s secret North Korea cyberwar revealed
On Sunday night North Korea defied a UN ban by launching four ballistic missiles. Now it has been disclosed that for years the USA has been engaged in a secret cyberwar against the country.
Britain to ‘strike back’ against cyber attack
Yesterday the Queen opened the National Cyber Security Centre, which is designed to improve the UK’s resilience to cybercrime. How much should we worry about this 21st century menace?
Row deepens over Putin and US election hack
The CIA blames Russia. Trump says we ‘cannot be sure’. WikiLeaks says a 14-year-old could have done it. Did Vladimir Putin really hack the election in Trump’s favour? And so what if he did?
China launches cyber attack on New York Times
An American newspaper has revealed it was targeted by Chinese hackers after criticising the country’s Premier. Could cyber warfare touch every part of our lives?
World’s most powerful cyber weapon is discovered
A complex computer virus, newly discovered by security experts, may be the most powerful piece of malware ever created. The find raises new fears over the potential of cyber warfare.
Hacker collective swears revenge on drugs gang
Notorious 'hacktivists' Anonymous have declared war on Los Zetas, Mexico's most murderous drugs cartel. Some experts say the heavily armed gangsters have reason to be afraid.
Nuke plant sabotaged in high tech strike
Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons has been delayed by a computer virus. But a major victory for cyber-warfare could unleash more such attacks.