Obama Launches First Cyberwar Against ISIS, Cuts Recruiting by 75 percent

The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of the most encouraging on-the-ground success. The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of…

Obama Puts FBI in Charge of Responding to Cyber Attacks

A presidential directive signed by President Obama Tuesday will put the FBI in charge of responding to all cyber threats and give the federal government a more active role in investigating, preventing and mitigating attempts to hack into U.S.-based computer networks. Obama’s homeland security adviser, Lisa Monaco, said the change was necessary because it’s not…

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…