Cyberwarfare

11.17.15
Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers
11.17.15

Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers

A Congress study says the US may want to let companies launch 'revenge' hacks to recover or wipe data.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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11.13.15
The Pentagon's plan to outsource lethal cyber-weapons
11.13.15

The Pentagon's plan to outsource lethal cyber-weapons

The Pentagon has quietly put out a call for vendors to bid on a contract to develop, execute and m...

By V. Blue,   11.13.15
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09.25.15
US, China have an 'understanding' to fight cyber economic espionage
09.25.15

US, China have an 'understanding' to fight cyber economic espionage

An unprecedented agreement between the US and China is supposed to help fight hackers who steal records from companies

By R. Lawler,   09.25.15
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09.20.15
The rate of Chinese hacking attempts is slowing down
09.20.15

The rate of Chinese hacking attempts is slowing down

Security gurus have noticed a slowdown in the rate of China-based hacking campaigns against the US.

By J. Fingas,   09.20.15
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09.19.15
The US and China want to set ground rules for cyberwarfare
09.19.15

The US and China want to set ground rules for cyberwarfare

The US and China are forging an arms treaty for cyberwarfare, declaring certain kinds of internet attacks to be off-limits.

By J. Fingas,   09.19.15
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06.17.15
Hackers used Google Drive to attack Tibetans
06.17.15

Hackers used Google Drive to attack Tibetans

Tibetans and pro-democracy activists in China are often the victims of cyberattacks, but a public...

By D. Cooper,   06.17.15
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06.14.15
The US Navy wants to buy unpatched security flaws
06.14.15

The US Navy wants to buy unpatched security flaws

It won't surprise you to hear that governments are eager to buy unpatched security exploits for th...

By J. Fingas,   06.14.15
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05.31.15
The US will protect Japan against cyberattacks
05.31.15

The US will protect Japan against cyberattacks

The US knows that it's not enough to protect its own networks against cyberattacks -- its allies h...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.15
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05.20.15
The US Navy wants to protect its drones against hacks
05.20.15

The US Navy wants to protect its drones against hacks

Cyberwarfare is bad enough by itself, but it's especially dangerous when military drones are invol...

By J. Fingas,   05.20.15
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