Cyber Warfare

News and analysis on cyber warfare

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Former DHS head urges Trump to see economic dangers from cyberattacks

Ridge says Russian meddling in U.S. election is a reminder of the cybersecurity risks to government and private sector

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Q&A: RSA crypto pioneer Adleman keeps pushing the limits

Dr. Leonard Adleman tells InfoWorld all about RSA's big breakthrough, why DNA works great for computing, and our coming cyberwar risk

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7 security predictions for 2017

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse

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IBM sets up test range to practice fighting cybersecurity battles

The goal of the cybersecurity simulation center is to create battle-hardened teams before they have to face real security attacks

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Los Angeles: Warm weather, movie stars -- and 100 million monthly cyber attacks

A new $1.8 million security operations center improves responses to cyber threats

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Friday's IoT-based DDoS attack has security experts worried

The cybersecurity attack that relied on IoT connected devices was serious, unusual, and historic

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Which country has the best hackers: Russia or China?

Both are notorious for high-profile attacks, advanced persistent threats, and theft of money or intellectual property. And the award goes to ...

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Security blogger Krebs says IoT DDoS attack was payback for a blog

Similar attacks may be a nation calibrating how strong core internet defenses really are

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Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

DDoS attacks got a power boost thanks to hundreds of thousands of insecure IoT devices

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The real threat to our elections: Disinformation and doubt

Hackers are working to sabotage the upcoming election, but not through the expected avenues

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Keep the faith: A vote for voting systems

Rising fear about Russian hacks of US voting systems could do as much damage as actual breaches, but only if we let it

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Hollywood's 5 biggest hacking myths

Press Enter and watch the magic happen -- as if! Why does Hollywood's portrayal of hacking have to be so far off the mark?

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The NSA's hoard of cyber weapons makes some experts nervous

An alleged hack has raised questions about the agency's practices

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Machine learning offers new hope against cyber attacks

Game-changing technology could deliver a new level of protection for enterprise networks

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FBI probes DNC hack as suspicions of Russian involvement widen

Russia's involvement in trying to influence a US presidential election would be a 'watershed moment' in cyberespionage, a security expert said

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Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

The U.S. government is trying to improve the recruiting and retention of cybersecurity pros and has already filled 3,000 security positions since Oct. 1

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Israeli cybersecurity prowess on display in DC and Tel Aviv

Israeli cybersecurity know-how has become a sought-after commodity around the world

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U.S. cyberwar against ISIS could use methods and tactics criminals use against enterprises

Attacks could support traditional military operations or open up a new front

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