How an Iranian cyberattack might start

Jan 8, 2020
One way Iran could find its way into corporate networks is through individual employees.
Iranians hold anti-U.S. banners during a demonstration in the capital Tehran on Jan. 3, 2020 following the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Major General Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. strike.
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Shutting down the internet as a weapon?

Aug 29, 2013
Should shutting off the internet be used as a weapon against Syria?

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."

Spam wars clog the Internet

Mar 28, 2013
If you found your Internet surfing coming up slow in recent days, it's possibly because of one of the biggest cyberattacks experts have ever seen.

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?

A Presidential step toward cybersecurity

Feb 14, 2013
President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.

What damage could the Flame virus cause?

May 29, 2012
A new malware threat is spreading like fire across the Middle East. What problems might the cyber weapon Flame cause, where did its name come from, and how similar is it to the virus Stuxnet?

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Why the U.S. should worry about cyber security

Apr 25, 2012
A former national security official who served in three White Houses explains why the U.S. needs to begin regulating the cyber industry to protect its citizens from theft, or worse.

The beginning of cyberwar held at bay

Oct 18, 2011
The Obama administration considered using cyber attacks against Libya in March, when NATO-led troops began to descend on the region. The attacks...