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Five Ways Cyberterrorists Could Target The U.S.

Michael Gregg | Posted 11.25.2014 | Crime
Michael Gregg

Cyberwarfare is now largely seen as an integral part of modern warfare by most developed nations. Until now, however, we have yet to see sophisticated cyber tactics be used by jihadist groups like al-Qaeda or ISIS. But that could soon change.

Cyber Terror Is the New Language of War

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

How dangerous could these cyber attacks be? Consider what might happen if our water supply, our electric grid, or the Internet was successfully shut down by a cyber attack.

China Denies Renewed U.S. Cyberattack Claims

AP | Posted 07.06.2013 | World

BEIJING — China's military on Tuesday denied renewed U.S. accusations that it sponsored cyberattacks and said the two sides should cooperate aga...

Stuxnet and the Dawn of Algorithmic Warfare

Jason Healey | Posted 06.16.2013 | Technology
Jason Healey

Though autonomous, destructive robots are a long-time, hackneyed science fiction plot, for some time, this new kind of warfare has been shifting from yesterday's movie to today's reality.

FBI Warns Of New Terrorist Threat

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that terrorists may seek to train their own recruits or hire outsiders with an eye toward pur...

Gerry Smith

'Cyber 9/11': Serious Risk Or Inflated Threat? | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.09.2011 | Technology

Ten years after the Sept. 11 attacks, many lawmakers and intelligence officials say they fear the next such attack could be triggered with the click o...

Gerry Smith

Report Outlines Massive Global Cyberspying Operation | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

More than 70 companies, governments and non-profit organizations around the world were attacked by hackers in a massive cyberspying operation that exp...

Gerry Smith

Authorities Brace For Al Qaeda's 'Cyber Jihad' | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

British authorities are bracing for an increase in cyberterrorism as al Qaeda calls for "cyber jihad" following the death of Osama bin Laden, accordin...

The Future Of Literature: Porn, Cyberterrorism And The Russian Mob

arcadesunshine | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

This long post is a primer on what's happening / happened to publishing, and also some models for revenue going forward... The models, of course, are...

Where is the Left on Cybercrime?

Joseph Menn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joseph Menn

Electronic identity theft is the greatest consumer protection issue of our time, according to the Federal Trade Commission statistics, and the poor suffer disproportionately.

Jason Linkins

On Bush's Watch, U.S. Suffered Its "Electronic Pearl Harbor" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sunday's 60 Minutes featured a pretty terrifying report on the potential threat the United States faces from cyberterrorism. It's territory that the ...

Cyberscares About Cyberwars Equal Cybermoney

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

Is the United States really in a hypercrisis that warrants putting the word "cyber" in front of everything and multibillions more in the pockets of military-industrial corporations?