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U.S. electrical, financial networks mapped for future cyber attacks

Critical U.S. infrastructures are being penetrated by foreign states in preparation for devastating future cyber attacks designed to cripple electrical power, communications and financial networks, the commander…

Sony Pictures hackers release list of stolen corporate files

On Monday, employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment—the television and movie subsidiary of Sony Corp.—discovered that their internal corporate network had been hijacked. A message from an individual…

Five ways you’ll be hacked on Cyber Monday

According to a June 2014 study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the likely annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime could reach $575…

Cyberwarfare

NSA director: “Totally defensive” a losing strategy

Although there are no established principles for norms in cyberspace, such as what qualifies as an “act of war,” the idea that nations should refrain from offensive…

Cyberattacks in space: We must defend the final frontier

On November 12, The Washington Post reported that the U.S. satellite weather network had suffered an electronic attack, forcing cyber-security teams to “seal off data vital to…

Cyber deterrence: Infrastructure resilience and continuity planning

As cyber threats intensify against the US electric grid, financial institutions and other cornerstones of our economy, policymakers are grappling with a novel challenge: how to deter…