Obama Says He Doesn’t Want ‘Wild West’ Cyberwar With Russia

Despite evidence of Russian hacking into the U.S. election system, President Obama said Monday that he doesn’t want to escalate into a “wild, wild West” cyberwar with Moscow. Emerging from a 90-minute meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, Mr. Obama acknowledged that the Russians have been attacking U.S. institutions on the internet. “We’ve…

Hillary Clinton: US Should Use ‘Military Response’ to Combat Russia and China Cyberattacks

Clinton said the US should ‘lead the world in setting the rules in cyberspace’. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party presidential nominee and former US secretary of state, has said that if she becomes president cyberattacks against US interests will be treated “like any other attack” – and that includes military action. The candidate, who has…

Experts: DNC Hack Shows Inadequate U.S. Security Against Russian Cyber Attacks

Specialists who have studied Russia’s cyber warfare capabilities said the Kremlin is responsible for the hacking and eventual release of 20,000 emails from the Democratic National Committee, adding that there is no sure way to stop these kinds of attacks from recurring. Experts who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon cautioned that it is difficult to prove…

Russia’s Continuing Cyber Warfare

With relentless operators like Russian President Vladimir Putin, if you don’t stop them elsewhere you’ll soon find them inside your own walls. His unpunished 2008 invasion of Georgia launched a multi-year momentum that culminated in a leak-attack on the levers of American democracy yesterday. You know about the open warfare stepping stones in Crimea, Donbass…