Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps

Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But U.S. Cyber Command launched a retaliatory cyber attack on “an Iranian spy group that supported last week’s limpet mine attacks on commercial ships”, Yahoo News reported on Friday. Read More >>

Facebook, Microsoft, and Dozens of Other Tech Firms Vow to Not Help Governments Wage Cyberwar

A coalition of leading tech companies on Tuesday made public a vow never to aid any government in offensive cyberwarfare, while also promising to increase information sharing about malicious code to stem the tide of cybercrime. Read More >>

Donald Trump Explains Plan to Defeat Islamic State: ‘Cyber is So Big’

In the past, Donald Trump has been intentionally vague about his plan to “beat ISIS”, simply saying it will be done “very, very quickly”. On Tuesday, however, the Republican presidential nominee finally revealed his secret weapon in the War on Terror: the word “cyber”, which, according to Trump, “is becoming so big today”. Read More >>

The US is ‘Dropping Cyberbombs’ on Islamic State

The group calling itself Islamic State (IS) has already been feeling the wrath of hacker collective Anonymous, and more recently, some Pentagon-backed hacking. But speaking to the New York Times, the Obama administration has declared it’s going to start “dropping cyberbombs”. Wait, what? Read More >>

This Rifle Doesn’t Need Bullets to Shoot Down Drones

The device you can see being used to kill an unsuspecting flying bot is a ‘cyber rifle’, built by the US Army Cyber Institute. Read More >>

China Finally Admits It Has an Army of Hackers for Cyberwar 

China is finally admitting what we've known for years: Yes, it has cyber warfare units, and plenty of them. Read More >>

A Beginner’s Guide to Cyberwarfare

Simply put, cyberwarfare is the use of hacking to conduct attacks on a target's strategic or tactical resources for the purposes of espionage or sabotage. Read More >>