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Ukraine conflict spurs questions of how to define cyberwar

by Suzanne Smalley • 5 months ago

Some believe Russia has already crossed the line on rules and norms governing behavior in cyberspace.

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent citizens and enterprises."

Microsoft's Smith adds 'cyber Red Cross' to his 'digital Geneva Convention' call

by Shaun Waterman • 5 years ago

Microsoft President Brad Smith renewed his call for a "digital Geneva convention," adding a new wrinkle: the suggestion that the world's IT companies and their cyber first responders should be recognized as kind of "tech Red Cross" — neutral players who should remain unmolested by combatants on the cyber-battlefield.

Tallinn Manual author: Petya malware attack likely war crime

by Shaun Waterman • 5 years ago

Two prominent international law experts think the recent malware worm, if actually tied to Russia, constitutes a violation of the Geneva convention.