Category Archives: Cyber Warfare

Acts of War in Cyberspace — 2017

“One of the big problems we face with cyber is that it hasn’t really been discussed internationally about what is the acceptable use of cyber-powers, where the red lines are and what happens when those red lines are crossed.” Sir … Continue reading

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Cyber Hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty in US

“The government needs to show intent to further a crime. Merely creating a selling malware, on its own, isn’t enough.” Orin Kerr –Professor at George Washington University Law School and expert on computer crime “Marcus Hutchins is a brilliant young … Continue reading

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NCSC — Statement on international ransomware cyber attack

“Ransomware attacks are typically carried out by criminal groups however we cannot rule out anything while investigations are ongoing.” Ciaran Martin — CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre Ciaran Martin, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has … Continue reading

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Cyberattack cripples institutions around the world

“One NSA tool, an exploit of Microsoft Windows called EternalBlue, is being used as one method for rapidly spreading a ransomware variant called WannaCry across the world.” Forbes — Friday May 12 2017 A massive cyberattack that infected computers with ransomware … Continue reading

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Acts of War in Cyberspace

“One of the big problems we face with cyber is that it hasn’t really been discussed internationally about what is the acceptable use of cyber-powers, where the red lines are and what happens when those red lines are crossed.” Sir … Continue reading

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UK — Robert Hannigan steps down as GCHQ boss [Interview – Video]

“Technology and the internet are overwhelmingly brilliant things for human progress. Unfortunately there will always be people who want to abuse the latest technology. And it’s our job to deal with that dark side.” Robert Hannigan — Former GCHQ Director … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’ [UPDATE March 22 2017]

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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NSA Rick Ledgett: ‘Claim that GCHQ carried out surveillance on Donald Trump during the election campaign is arrant nonsense’

“Cyber war is going to look very different – you are going to see massive failures of key infrastructure systems in the countries that are being targeted in a way we have not seen yet.” Richard Ledgett — Deputy Director … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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UK Boris Johnson: ‘No Evidence Russia trying to disrupt UK democracy’

“We have no evidence that the Russians are actually involved in trying to undermine our democratic processes at the moment.” Foreign Minister Boris Johnson Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) — part of the GCHQ spying agency —  has written … Continue reading

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