News tagged with cyber war

What Americans should fear in cyberspace

A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change. Such fears are not only out of proportion to risk; if they take hold, ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Security
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Singapore vows to hunt down Anonymous hackers

Singapore will "spare no effort" to hunt down hackers from activist group Anonymous who last week threatened to wage a cyber war against the government, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Wednesday.

dateNov 06, 2013 in Internet
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Leaker Snowden alleges NSA hacking on China, world

For months, China has tried to turn the tables on the U.S. to counter accusations that it hacks America's computers and networks. Now, former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden may have handed Beijing ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Internet
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South Korea's 'Top Gun' cyber warriors

Cheon Joon-Sahng may not look like an elite warrior, but the shy, South Korean high school student has been fully trained for a frontline role in any future cyber battle with North Korea.

dateMar 18, 2013 in Internet
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Cyber war targets Middle East oil companies

Middle Eastern oil and gas companies have been targeted in massive attacks on their computer networks in an increasingly open cyber war where a new virus was discovered just this past week.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Internet
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Britain seeking 'Xbox generation' spies (Update)

Britain launched a new spy recruitment drive on Thursday aimed at "Xbox generation" youngsters without a university education but with social media and computer game skills to counter the threat of cyber attack.

dateOct 18, 2012 in Internet
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Cyber experts warn of 'intelligent weapons'

Quick advances in cyber war technologies could soon lead to a new generation of so-called "intelligent cyber weapons" which top global IT defence experts warn could be virtually unstoppable.

dateJun 07, 2012 in Internet
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US, Iran dig in for long cyber war

The United States and Iran are locked in a long-running cyber war that appears to be escalating amid a stalemate over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.

dateJun 02, 2012 in Internet
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US, Russia plan hotline to prevent cyber war: report

A hotline between the United States and Russia designed to defuse misunderstandings that could trigger a nuclear conflict will likely expand to cover the potential risk of a cyber war, The Washington Post reported Friday.

dateApr 27, 2012 in Internet
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