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Ukraine power cut 'was cyber-attack'

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Image captionUkraine’s energy grid has been attacked twice by hackers

A power cut that hit part of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, in December has been judged a cyber-attack by researchers investigating the incident. 474 more words

Russia

Despite “Intelligence Report,” Still No Proof of Russia Hacking US Elections

Since the debate about Russia hacking and influencing the US Presidential elections to favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton has reached deeper levels of crazy with the US intelligence community’s release of a damning… 469 more words

Politics

Gertz: ‘America Is Extremely Vulnerable’ to Cyber Threats

BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff
January 3, 2017

Washington Free Beacon senior editor Bill Gertz said that the United States is “extremely vulnerable” to cyber attacks during a radio interview with Sean Hannity on Tuesday evening. 699 more words

Counter Jihad Report

U.S. Airport Computer Outage At Customs -- Was It Another Russian Hack?

by Anura Guruge

To a professional cynic such as I, with a 40-year background in computers, this outage appears ‘suspicious’. Yes, it could have just been excessive load given the volume of folks arriving back home after the holidays. 94 more words

Anura Guruge

Ransomware

This week’s ransomware attack against San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency underscores just how real the events in my Cyber War I novel are.  My soon-to-be-released story is fictional of course, but I didn’t make this stuff up. 162 more words

Cyber War

An American Solution to Cyber Insecurity

If Donald Trump wants to take one important, indeed, vital step he will create a well-funded new Cyber Security Agency that is free of NSA and other deeply compromised interests. 1,255 more words

Technology And Security

Dear India and Cyber Wars

The First Worm

The Morris worm or Internet worm of November 2, 1988 was one of the first computer worms distributed via the Internet. According to its creator, the Morris worm was not written to cause damage, but to gauge the size of the Internet. 1,330 more words

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