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U.K. confirms use of offensive cyberweapons against ISIS

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says his country has taken advantage of offensive cyberweapons against the Islamic State.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

Why the U.S. is struggling with the digital war on ISIS

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

The U.S. military's reported inability to effectively “drop cyber bombs” on ISIS is raising new questions about the military’s "cyber weapons arsenal."

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 5 months ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

Proposed bill would make DOD tell Congress when 'special cyber operations' are taking place

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House Armed Services Committee wants to codify a process that is currently done only as a courtesy.

Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean nuclear missile programs.”

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