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A Cyberattack Could Lead To A Nuclear Strike

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-11 05:06PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

There are vulnerabilities to nuclear weapons systems exploitable through the use of malware & viruses, which could leave them open to harmful attack.

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Pentagon Seeks Laser-Powered Bat Drones

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-10 02:28PM in TECHNOLOGY-New, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

Flying robots that move like living animals, crafted of next-generation materials that draw their power from energy beamed from nearby aircraft.

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GCHQ Doubles Down On Cyber Weapons

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-10 12:36PM in NEWS-Newsletter Archive, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

As the threat of escalating cyber warfare looms, GCHQ has revealed the extent to which it has armed the UK with offensive cyber capabilities.

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Retaliation Against N Korea For WannaCry

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-10 12:00PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

The US and British governments appear to be preparing a cyber offensive against N. Korea in payback for the damaging Wannacry attack.

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US Cyber Soldiers Go To The Battlefield

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-09 10:57AM in JOBS-HR & Training, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

The US Army is beginning to combat opponents by 'non-kinetic means' and going on the offense against enemy computer systems.

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Russia's Experimental Hybrid War With Ukraine

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-08 03:25PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

Against attacks which use the latest methods developed by Russia's top military theorists, Ukraine is a canary in the cyberspace coal mine.

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US Defense Contractors Stole Images From UK Secret Surveillance Station

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-21 12:25PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

In a major embarrassment to US & UK military authorities, architects disclosed top secret images of the RAF Croughton SIGINT interception centre.

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The Current Threat Of Global Cyber Warfare

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-19 09:48AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

Government and corporate cyber resources are under attack around the globe. Cyber warfare is a real threat and it is happening now.

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Undersea Telecoms Cables Are Interception Targets

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-18 09:23AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Undersea cables carrying vital data are essential to modern communications but lack both physical and legal protections. That's a problem.

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Fake News & Botnets: Russia Has Weaponised The Web

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-08 10:55AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

The core concept of cyberwar is psychological manipulation, executed with targeted digital disinformation to weaken a country from within.

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