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2015-02-24

Dramatic Improvement in Intelligence Sharing Because of ISIS

European countries are voluntarily providing the United States with large amounts of information about their citizens, particularly as those citizens attempt to travel, the nation's top counterterrorism official said

2015-02-18

France's Online War Has A New Cyber Security Cell

France has declared what some are calling a war on terror in the wake of the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine and Hyper Cacher market, and a number of the battles are expected to be waged online. The government has announced new policies aimed at preventing cyber attacks by Islamist hacking groups and online recruitment by extremist groups targeting French youth.

2015-02-18

North Korea Threatens 'Gangster' US With Nuclear Strikes, Cyber Warfare and Rules Out Talks

In an apparent reaction to recent comments from US President Barack Obama, who spoke of an eventual collapse of the North Korean regime, the country's National Defence Commission (NDC) said that Obama's statement revealed Washington's goal to "bring down" North Korea. NDC, the country's top military body, is headed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

2015-02-10

Denmark Plans $75 Million For Cyber Control

By 2017, Denmark is planning to have $75 million invested in the enhancement of cyber control, due to the emerging dangers in the field of hostile attacks and other incidents that may trigger further problems to the country.

2015-02-13

German Spy Agency is in on mass surveillance metadata

The Bundesnachrichtendienst, or BND, Germany's foreign intelligence agency, collects metadata on 220 million calls every day, with at least some of this data passed onto the NSA.

2015-01-27

Critical Infrasctructure: UK and US Power Grids - Under Cyber Attack Every Minute

The UK government is one step ahead of hackers trying to turn off the country’s lights, for now. The prospect of cyber-attacks on the nation’s power network is a major threat to the country’s security, according to James Arbuthnot, a member of parliament who chaired the Defense Select Committee until last year. He plans to visit National Grid Plc. (NG/) next month to discuss the issue.

2015-01-26

Snowden Says US Creates A Black Market for Digital Weapons

James Bamford, a journalist, who is working with NOVA on a new film about cyber warfare that will air in 2015, last summer sat down with Snowden in a Moscow hotel room for a lengthy interview, which has now been released. In it, Snowden sheds light on the surprising frequency with which cyber attacks occur, their potential for destruction, and what, exactly, he believes is at stake as governments and rogue elements rush to exploit weaknesses found on the internet, one of the most complex systems ever built by humans.

2015-01-06

US Media Goes Into Overdrive Blaming North Korea for the Sony Hack: Is It Justified?

The US will sanction North Korea by an executive order signed by President Obama, which will target ten North Korean officials and three government entities. The sanctions are in response to the December hack on Sony that the US blamed on North Korea.

2014-12-10

North Korea continues cyber warfare against Sony

For the past few weeks, entertainment giant Sony Pictures has seen its computers paralysed by a cyberattack.

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