Latest Air Force Cyber Command Stories
President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.
Anti-virus software and computer protection company, McAfee, found that millions of computers have been taken over by cyber criminals since January.
New reports from the National Security Agency suggest that the United States needs to build a digital warfare force for the future.
Twenty years ago, "cyber warfare" was an unknown term. Now, it conjures images of the 2007 attacks on Estonia that crippled the country's economy for weeks, and more recent acknowledgement from the U.S.
In the somewhat near future, the need for bombs in warfare may be replaced with a more modern weapon: the internet. Not only are U.S. military officials prepared defensively for technological attacks, but they are developing ways to go on the offensive. Day by day, the nationâ€™s capabilities for cyberwarfare are escalating.
- A trick or prank.