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cyber-warfare

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Sony cancels 'The Interview' as US links hack to North Korea

Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony halts release of the comedy focused on North Korea as the US says it has evidence North Korea was behind the attack.

By December 17, 2014

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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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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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Four security trends defined 2012, will impact 2013

Mobile and Mac malware burbles noxiously, data breaches and data mining will cause more havoc with your privacy, and the Web will continue to suffer the ignominy of poorly-written, Swiss-cheesed code as security experts predict lessons from 2012 go unlearned in 2013.

By December 20, 2012

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Newly IDed 'MiniFlame' malware targets individuals for attack

A new malware variant related to the state-sponsored Flame and Gauss cyber-espionage tools can work on its own or team up with its brethren to conduct targeted surveillance, say researchers at Kaspersky Lab.

By October 15, 2012