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cyber-warfare

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Cyber, drone operators now eligible for 'Distinguished Warfare' medal

The first new medal out of the Defense Department since the 1944 creation of the Bronze Star recognizes the growing importance of cyberwarfare and drone strikes.

By February 13, 2013

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North Korean tactics in cyberwarfare exposed

An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.

By September 2, 2014

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Navy cryptology specialist tapped to helm NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers is set to become the new director of the National Security Agency, pending Senate confirmation. Would his leadership change the agency's outlook?

By January 30, 2014

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RSA Conference speakers begin to bail, thanks to NSA

In the wake of last month's revelations that encryption firm RSA has been in cahoots with the NSA, several of the best-known security industry speakers cancel their regular appearances at the RSA Conference.

By January 7, 2014

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Iran's cyberwarfare czar is allegedly assassinated

As the Middle East country beefs up its cyberforces, Mojtaba Ahmadi, the head of its Cyber War Headquarters, is said to be found with two bullet wounds near his heart.

By October 2, 2013

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UK gears up for cyberwarfare offensives

Britain's government will follow in the footsteps of the US and create a military unit dedicated to launching counter-attacks against hackers.

By September 30, 2013

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U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

With jurisdiction from the bottom of the ocean to deep space, U.S. Strategic Command has its hands full in a very complex world. CNET Road Trip 2013 visited to better understand the mission.

By August 1, 2013

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U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

By April 24, 2013

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Has North Korea Photoshopped its military might?

Images of military hovercraft appear, to eagle Western eyes, to have been manipulated.

By March 27, 2013

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U.S. general warns of Iran's growing cyber strength

The Iranian government has enhanced its cyber capabilities since being hit by the Stuxnet virus, cautions a U.S. Air Force official.

By January 18, 2013