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Ex-US general warns of growing cyber threat

A US adversary would currently be unable to bring down the entire US electrical grid using cyber weapons but such a scenario is conceivable within two to five years, the former vice chairman of the Joint ...

Dec 07, 2011
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Cyber war might never happen: researcher

Cyber war, long considered by many experts within the defence establishment to be a significant threat, if not an ongoing one, may never take place according to Dr. Thomas Rid of King’s College London.

Oct 10, 2011
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US, Australia to take up cyber war in treaty

The United States and Australia will announce cooperation on cyber warfare as the close allies mark 60 years of a defense treaty by tackling 21st-century threats, officials said Wednesday.

Sep 15, 2011
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Cyber attack on Seoul's Unification Ministry

The South Korean ministry which handles relations with North Korea has been targeted by hackers in the latest of a series of online attacks on government and corporate websites, an official said Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2011
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Nation's fight against cyber intruders goes local

The next frontier in the fight to keep crucial electronic networks safe from harm will play out as close to home as Town Hall and require more involvement from private industry, which controls 85 percent of the infrastructure, ...

Jul 20, 2011
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China's army develops 'online war game'

After setting up its own cyber-warfare team, China's military has now developed its first online war game aimed at improving combat skills and battle awareness, state press said Wednesday.

Jun 29, 2011
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China sets up military cyber-warfare team: report

China's military has set up an elite Internet security task force tasked with fending off cyberattacks, state media reported Friday, denying that the initiative is intended to create a "hacker army".

May 27, 2011
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Report: Iran's paramilitary launches cyber attack

(AP) -- Iranian hackers working for the powerful Revolutionary Guard's paramilitary Basij group have launched attacks on websites of the "enemies," a state-owned newspaper reported Monday in a rare acknowledgment from Iran ...

Mar 14, 2011
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