News tagged with cyber weapons

Huge computer worm Conficker stirring to life

(AP) -- The dreaded Conficker computer worm is stirring. Security experts say the worm's authors appear to be trying to build a big moneymaker, but not a cyber weapon of mass destruction as many people feared.

dateApr 09, 2009 in Internet
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German military to launch cyber command

Germany's armed forces Saturday launch a cyber command, with a status equal to that of the army, navy and air force, meant to shield its IT and weapons systems from attack.

dateMar 31, 2017 in Security
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The next Cold War has already begun – in cyberspace

The world is fighting a hidden war thanks to a massive shift in the technologies countries can use to attack each other. Much like the Cold War, the conflict is being fought indirectly rather than through open declarations ...

dateApr 07, 2016 in Internet
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