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Flame War

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 2:13 pm (UTC-4)
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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 […]

Iran’s Coming “Halal” Intranet

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 5:58 pm (UTC-4)
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Is Tehran Turning Its Back On the World Wide Web? Doug Bernard | Washington DC For years, the Iranian government has been threatening to pull the plug on the world wide web, sealing the nation and its people off from the rest of the Internet. Officially, Tehran says it wants to create a “halal” Internet, […]

The Coming Cyberwar With Iran?

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 11:53 am (UTC-4)
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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, […]

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Fingers in the Dike

Posted May 24th, 2011 at 5:29 pm (UTC-4)
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Did Washington Block Discussion of a Security Patch?  Should It Have? Reports of cyber-attacks and security hacks have been filling the Net lately.  Sony’s “Playstation Network” has suffered a very public series of crippling hacks that may have compromised the personal information of the network’s 100 million users – and cost the electronics giant over […]

The First Strike in Cyber-War

Posted November 3rd, 2010 at 11:55 pm (UTC-4)
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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.

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