Imagine weapons that are cheaper, more effective and easier to target than convention weapons. Best of all these weapons make possible to hide who actually launched the attack. 322 more words
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I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, access opportunities and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries. In many ways, the web has lived up to this vision, though it has been a recurring battle to keep it open. 50 more words
I thought I had tired of my fascination with the dystopian future presented by globalised internet businesses and their (mis) use of behavioural tracking data. I thought I had begun to take Trumpism with a pinch of salt, and the world’s obsession with Fake News as a media defence storm in a White House china cup. 460 more words
Any Doctor Who fans? If so, you should appreciate the reference to the weeping angels from that show, and perhaps understand why this is such a clever name for an exploit kit to hack into Samsung TVs considering how the CIA uses it in collaboration with MI5 – or the Brits. 401 more words
Microsoft President Brad Smith has called for a Digital Geneva Convention to address the growing threat of state sponsored cyber attacks.
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The time has come to call on the world’s governments to come together, affirm international cybersecurity norms that have emerged in recent years, adopt new and binding rules and get to work implementing them.
Enders Game, a 1985 novel and 2013 film starring Harrison Ford, outlines a plot where, following an alien species invasion, a 10 year old is recruited by a global government to train to become a military leader of tomorrow. 914 more words
Conservative Review, by Benjamin Weingarten, February 10, 2017:
As the Trump administration reorients America’s national security and foreign policy towards the global jihadist threat, it is imperative that it take the fight to the enemy in every dimension: Land, air, sea, space, economic/financial and cyber. 1,257 more words