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China reacts to U.S. accusations of cyber spying

May 7, 2013
The Chinese government reacts to accusations from the Obama administration that China's government is cyber-spying on U.S. government computer systems.
Posted In: China, cybersecurity, Obama

Can you really hack a plane cockpit?

Apr 16, 2013
Can a plane's cockpit be hacked? One researcher, who used a smartphone to hack the cockpit of a virtual airplane, says yes. The FAA says its unlikely, if not impossible.
Posted In: airplanes, hacking, smartphone, cybersecurity

The funding fight for cyber weapons and personnel

Apr 10, 2013
The Pentagon won't say what they are, but the Air Force has now officially designated six cyber technologies as "weapons."
Posted In: military, cybersecurity, cyberwar

Worldwide Internet slows after massive spammer cyberattack

Mar 27, 2013
Internet users around the world have been noticing sluggish responses from even sophisticated computer systems such as Netflix after what's being called the 'world's largest cyberattack.'
Posted In: cybercrime, spam, cybersecurity

Can a company 'hack back' to retrieve stolen secrets?

Mar 13, 2013
Corporations and the U.S. government team up to go on the offense against hackers.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, cybersecurity

Who pays the bill for a cyber war?

Mar 13, 2013
The Obama administration has identified its own global war on terrorism: cyber attacks. What are the spending implications of raising this alarm?
Posted In: cybersecurity, cyberterrorism, cyberwar

Cybersecurity in Obama's Situation Room

Mar 13, 2013
President Obama is meeting at the White House this morning with corporate CEO's to talk about cybersecurity. Obama told ABC News that computer attacks are ramping up, including some that are state sponsored.
Posted In: cybersecurity, Obama, Jamie Dimon

Power grid is vulnerable to cyber and physical attack

Feb 22, 2013
Cyber attacks are in the news, but physical sabotage to large transformers would probably cause more damage to the nation's electric grid.
Posted In: cyberterrorism, cybersecurity, power grid

Don't freak out (yet) about 'scary' Chinese cyber attacks

Feb 19, 2013
The New York Times reported that China is sponsoring cyber espionage on the United States. Kim Zetter from Wired talks about whether this should scare us or not.
Posted In: hacking, cybersecurity, China

Report alleges Chinese military group behind U.S. hacking

Feb 19, 2013
The American computer security firm Mandiant is releasing a report today that claims cyber attacks in the U.S. are linked to hackers inside a Chinese military group.
Posted In: cybersecurity, China, hacking

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