Latest Electronic warfare Stories

US Air Force Adds New Weapons To Their Cyber Arsenal
2013-04-09 11:42:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the Stuxnet attack against an Iranian nuclear reactor has shown, modern warfare can be carried out on digital networks as well as on the battlefield. The US Air Force has likely realized this and is now designated six new cyber weapons. And according to Reuters, the Air Force will now use this expanded class of weapons to try to attract extra cash to their weapons budget. In a recent conference held in Colorado Springs,...

Chinese University Linked To Government’s Military Hackers
2013-03-25 16:32:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has recently been accused of hacking into a number of American, Canadian and UK networks. Today, Reuters reported that the PLA may be getting some help in the way of research from faculty members at a top Chinese University. According to Reuters, freely accessible online papers show that faculty members of Shanghai Jiaotong University have been working with the PLA to publish technical...

2013-03-20 23:04:15

The Obama Administration may take significant action on cybersecurity–a development that has won a comment from Nate Kube. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 According to cybersecurity authority Nate Kube, the threat of cyber attacks is one that affects both government bodies, and private sector companies alike. As such, government agencies are increasingly coming to take cybersecurity for critical infrastructure more seriously. Kube illustrates his point with a recent...

US Calls Upon China To Stop Hacking While Accused Of Cyberattacks By North Korea
2013-03-17 08:34:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online As members of the Obama administration called upon China´s newly-elected president to do more to stop cyberthreats targeting the US, officials from North Korea accused Americans of participating in a series of attacks that targeted servers in the nation´s capital, according to various media reports. US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, who is planning to visit new Chinese President Xi Jinping this week to discuss...

2013-03-11 23:02:16

Cybersecurity is of paramount importance–not just for government bodies, but for companies, as well; Nate Kube highlights the urgency of this need. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 According to cybersecurity expert Nate Kube, it is of paramount importance for government agencies and corporations alike to shield themselves from cyber attacks–something that calls for a proactive approach to cybersecurity. To illustrate his point, Kube highlights a recent House...

Reserve Bank Of Australia Falls Prey To Second Hack In Two Years
2013-03-11 15:37:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Australian news network is reporting today that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has twice now been hacked as a result of “highly sophisticated online raids.” The first of these attacks occurred in 2011 leading up to the G20 summit being held that year in Cannes, France. The RBA was then the victim of a targeted email attack in November of the same year. The RBA has released a statement confirming that they...

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