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    Iran's Covert Cyber War

    Over the weekend, Hassan Rowhani, a former top nuclear negotiator, was officially sworn in as Iran’s new president. Unfortunately, there are no indications that he will curtail Iran’s nuclear or cyber activities. While most are concerned with the military implications of Tehran’s expanding nuclear program, there is little focus on … More

    Chinese Hackers Compromise U.S. Weapons Systems

    The Washington Post is reporting that the designs for many of the U.S.’s “most sensitive advanced weapons systems have been compromised by Chinese hackers.” While the U.S. has started to increase its pressure on China, it is a dollar short and a day late. Rather than allow state-sponsored hackers to … More

    A Day Without Twitter?

    Reporters Without Borders notes that today is World Day Against Cyber-Censorship. For some time now, the organization has been highlighting cases of oppression and abuse of freedom of speech against the world’s online community. For example, it labels Syria an “Enemy of the Internet”: Bashar Al-Assad’s regime responded with violence … More

    Hacker Down--Not So Anonymous Anymore

    An ace hacker brought down by the FBI gave up enough on fellow members of the shadowy hackavist group Anonymous to indict six individuals in Europe and the United States. If there is an object lesson in this story, it is a reminder that most of our thinking about battling … More

    An Anonymous War

    Anonymous, the shadowy hactivist group, may have just declared war on the United States. This raises questions: How would we know, and what does this really mean? The always troubling question for cyber-warriors is “attribution”—do you really know whom you are fighting? Sorting out evil actors online is difficult, but … More