cyberwarfare

cyberwarfare

How US Military Hackers Prepared to Hack the Islamic State

Documents obtained by Motherboard give insight into how hackers at CYBERCOM prepare before launching offensive cyber operations, including figuring out how likely an attack will be attributed back to them.
Joseph Cox
8.1.18
Internet

Could a Russian Ship Be Messing With Syria’s Underwater Internet Cables?

Speculation swirls online, but experts say it would be very difficult to pull off.
Ben Sullivan
10.14.16
nasa

Space Wars Will Be Fought With Hacks, Not Missiles

We depend on space systems for everything from making a phone call to deploying a warhead, and these systems are increasingly vulnerable to hacking.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.2.16
ISIS

American CENTCOM Is Targeting ISIS "Electronic Warfare" Garrisons

Whether it's trying to stop Terrorist Twitter or hackers is unclear.
Ben Makuch
12.10.14
Motherboard Blog

South Korea Wants to Counter the North's Nukes with Cyberweapons

Familiar as that plot may sound, don't call it Stuxnet just yet, even if South Korea may have US help.
Derek Mead
2.21.14
Motherboard Blog

Who's Murdering Iran's Scientists? An Ex-Mossad Agent On Assassinations

Earlier this month, Iranian police found the body of Mojtaba Ahmadi, head of the Iranian Cyber Warfare squad, in what has all the hallmarks of a classic spy assassination. So I called up a former member of Mossad.
Alex Chitty
10.15.13
Motherboard Blog

Hackers Are Helping China Build Cheap Clones of America's Drones

Don't reinvent the drone. Hack it.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

The NY Times, Twitter, and HuffPo UK Appear to Have Been Stolen by the Syrian Electronic Army

As Assad supporters flood the NY Times Facebook page, is the registrar the weak point?
Daniel Stuckey
8.27.13
Motherboard Blog

Can One Attack Shut Down The Entire Internet?

Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has had its hands full lately. Between the "SOPA and ACTA protests":http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/1/20/when-the-noise-gets-louder-than-the-money-online-and-irl-anti-censorship-protests-are-really-raising-hell...
Janus Kopfstein
2.16.12