New Alarm Bells, And Old Questions, About The Flame Virus And Cyber-War Doug Bernard | Washington DC There’s a new Big Bad lurking out there on the Internet, and it goes by the name of “Flame.” But what we don’t know about it may be more important than what we do. Tuesday morning, computer security […]
The Whens, Hows and Whys of Digital Conflict This is the first of a series of Digital Frontiers features, exploring how international tensions translate to the online world. Doug Bernard | Washington DC On January 17th, 1991, as the 34-nation coalition of Operation Desert Storm prepared for its first aerial bombardment of targets in Iraq, […]
The Dangers of Russian Hacking The attack began on April 27, 2007. Friction between Russia and Estonia had been on the rise ever since Tallinn announced its intention to remove a Soviet-era war memorial from its capital square. With nationalist feelings at play on both sides, tensions were high. As the massive bronze statue was […]
Jennifer Glasse | London A new OECD cyber-security study by British professors says cyber weaponry will be used routinely in future wars. The study says computer attacks on their own will not necessarily constitute a threat, but a coordinated attack – or in combination with more computer attacks – could have serious consequences. Read more […]
“The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is Wikileaks.” – John Perry Barlow, Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Stuxnet worm has been neutralized, but not before it may have done its damage. But what’s to come? More attacks, and more sophisticated cyber-weapons, are safe bets. Read Martin Secrest’s full report by clicking here.