News tagged with warfare

Activision countersues 'Modern Warfare' execs

(AP) -- Two former studio heads overseeing last year's blockbuster video game "Modern Warfare 2" were fired for insubordination and trying to poach key employees from Activision, the gaming giant alleged ...

Apr 09, 2010
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Today's threat: Computer network terrorism

According to Dr. Levyatan, in today's world, the battlefield is not only comprised of tanks and planes, but also computer experts' and hackers' keyboards. To date, most of the 'online fighting' has focused on attempts to ...

Jan 19, 2010
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Eager gamers line up for 'Modern Warfare 2'

(AP) -- Ryan Norwalk has cleared his schedule. The 26-year-old California State University student plans to spend Tuesday gunning down foes in "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," the highly anticipated first-person shooter ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Leaked video game footage shows terrorist attack

(AP) -- Footage leaked from "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" reveals that players of the upcoming video game can shoot innocent civilians in an airport in a realistic rendering of a terrorist attack.

Oct 29, 2009
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UK looks to young geeks to secure cyberspace

(AP) -- Britain is hiring former computer hackers to join a new security unit aimed at protecting cyberspace from foreign spies, thieves and terrorists, the country's terrorism minister said.

Jun 25, 2009
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Report: US cyber warfare needs oversight, debate

(AP) -- Shrouded in secrecy, the U.S. government's policies on how and when to wage cyber warfare are ill-formed, lack adequate oversight and require a broad public debate, a new report by the National Research Council says.

Apr 30, 2009
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