Cyber Warfare Episode Plays Out in Court Case

Two-Year Legal Saga Of Chinese Cyber Hack Of U.S. Military Aircraft May Be Ending. On 28 June 2014, a Chinese businessman based in Canada was arrested on the charge of stealing information about a raft of U.S. military aircraft and weapon systems. This particular case of industrial espionage was described by the U.S. Justice Department…

3 Cyberwarfare Issues NATO Should Address at the Warsaw Summit

This week, the 28 member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Oganization will meet in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss the future of the world’s largest military alliance. At the Warsaw Summit, NATO is expected to classify cyperspace as “Operational Territory,” making the online and digital property of member states equivalent to their geographic territory. In…

Google and Facebook Quietly Escalate Their Cyber-War on ISIS

The two tech giants have stepped up their fight using the same technology used to remove videos with copyrighted content. Silicon Valley has long struggled with how to police inappropriate or even criminal content. Earlier this year, Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter agreed to work with the European Union to identify and combat hate speech…

North Korea Engaging in Psychological Cyber Warfare against South

North Korea’s patterns of cyberattack could be evolving, Seoul’s police agency said Wednesday. North Korean hackers have mainly used viruses to gain access to South Korean computers, turning individual PCs into “zombies” that could then be used to conduct distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS attacks. But investigations in Seoul revealed North Korean hackers could increasingly be…