25. 02. 2014
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U.S Secret Debate Over Cyberwar Against Syria

Source: NYT/Updated news.ca Not long after the uprising in Syria turned bloody, late in the spring of 2011, the Pentagon and the National Security Agency developed a battle plan that featured a sophisticated cyberattack...

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11. 11. 2013
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Rogue US-Israeli cyberwar weapon ‘infected Russian nuclear plant’

Rogue US-Israeli cyberwar weapon ‘infected Russian nuclear plant’

Source: The Register Stuxnet – the famous worm widely credited with crippling the Iranian nuclear weapons programme for several years – also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant. Unspecified malware...

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26. 09. 2013
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MoD study sets out how to sell wars to the public: special forces, mercenaries and unmanned vehicles

MoD study sets out how to sell wars to the public: special forces, mercenaries and unmanned vehicles

Source: Guardian The armed forces should seek to make British involvement in future wars more palatable to the public by reducing the public profile of repatriation ceremonies for casualties, according to a Ministry...

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24. 06. 2013
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The future of high-tech warfare and Israel’s role within it

The future of high-tech warfare and Israel’s role within it

Source: Jewish News As technology grows by leaps and bounds, leading thinkers gathered last week at the 2013 Israeli Presidential Conference to discuss the future of warfare. Israel’s cyber weapons will eventually replace...

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18. 01. 2013
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US Department of Defense Tactical Electromagnetic Cyber Warfare: Plant Malware Through the Air

US Department of Defense Tactical Electromagnetic Cyber Warfare: Plant Malware Through the Air

Source: Defense News It was right around that time that scientists began to turn their attention to another project: trying to access these protected networks remotely, through the air, by reading activity via...

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03. 01. 2013
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It’s global cyber war out there

It’s global cyber war out there

Source: AFR Sitting in an office in the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s Soviet-style building, which mirrors the Orwellian bunker one might imagine, Australia’s most experienced spy master, David Irvine, has a lot on...

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03. 11. 2012
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Israel invests millions in drive for elite ‘cyber warriors’: Unit 8200

Israel invests millions in drive for elite ‘cyber warriors’: Unit 8200

Source: Telegraph The Jewish state is facing a dire shortage of “cyber-combat troops” and is scouring the Jewish Diaspora for exceptional, teenage computer minds to recruit to its cyber unit Intelligence Corps Unit...

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24. 10. 2012
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Credible threat

Source: China Economic Review Imagine an attack on the US that poisoned water supplies, derailed trains and caused power outages across large swathes of the country. Such an offensive would likely require a...

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21. 10. 2012
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Cyber war targets Middle East oil and gas companies

Cyber war targets Middle East oil and gas companies

Source: Al Arabiya/AFP Middle Eastern oil and gas companies have been targeted in massive attacks on their computer networks in an increasingly open cyber war where a new virus was discovered just this...

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17. 09. 2012
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United States linked to computer viruses used for espionage operations and cyber warfare.

United States linked to computer viruses used for espionage operations and cyber warfare.

Source: Reuters Researchers have found evidence suggesting that the United States may have developed three previously unknown computer viruses for use in espionage operations or cyber warfare. The findings are likely to bolster...

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22. 08. 2012
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Pentagon to bolster networks and cyberattack capabilities with ‘Plan X

Pentagon to bolster networks and cyberattack capabilities with ‘Plan X

Editors Notes: Additional information into the digital battlefield: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: PLAN X Source: Next Gov The Pentagon is seeking technology to coordinate and bolster cyberattack capabilities through a funding experiment...

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15. 08. 2012
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Talk of Military Attack May Be Cover for Cyber War on Iran

Talk of Military Attack May Be Cover for Cyber War on Iran

Source: Arutz Sheva Journalists are scratching their heads to figure out why Israeli and American leaders are leading a daily chatter of a military attack on Iran, but the flow of words may...

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09. 08. 2012
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Cyber surveillance virus Gauss found in region

Cyber surveillance virus Gauss found in region

Dubai: A new cyber surveillance virus, named Gauss, has been found in the Middle East that can spy on financial transactions, email and social networking activity, according to Kaspersky Labs. “The virus is...

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18. 07. 2012
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The war being waged on the web

The war being waged on the web

Source: Telegraph In the past five years, cyber and telecommunications defence has left its niche market to become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In 2011, governments, industry and ordinary...

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17. 07. 2012
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‘Madi’ Cyber Espionage Campaign in Middle East Uncovered

‘Madi’ Cyber Espionage Campaign in Middle East Uncovered

Source IB Times The active cyber-espionage campaign is targetting very specific victims including employees of critical infrastructure companies, financial services and government embassies, which are mainly located in Middle Eastern countries. So far...

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25. 06. 2012
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The secret labs where America’s most futuristic weapons are built

The secret labs where America’s most futuristic weapons are built

Source: The Week Stuxnet and Flame, two of the key covert computer viruses used in OLYMPIC GAMES, were likely developed at Ft. Meade, Md. At NSA headquarters, computer scientists successfully weaponized C++ and...

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24. 06. 2012
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The ‘cyber war’ era began long ago

The ‘cyber war’ era began long ago

Source: Malta Independent US military strategist John Boyd states: “War comprises acts of physical, biological, psychological, social, cultural and other destruction at all levels, for example, intrapsychic, interpersonal, intergroup, interorganisational, and international.” Cyber...

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16. 06. 2012
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Drones, computers new weapons of US shadow wars

Drones, computers new weapons of US shadow wars

Source: AP   After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile. Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists with...

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09. 06. 2012
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Israel’s high-tech whiz kids, Unit 8200, and W32.Flame

Israel’s high-tech whiz kids, Unit 8200, and W32.Flame

Source: UPI Israel’s highly secretive Unit 8200 of Military Intelligence is increasingly seen to have played a leading role with the United States in developing a powerful new cyberweapon known as W32.Flame that...

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08. 06. 2012
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Mossad Wants Credit for Stuxnet

Mossad Wants Credit for Stuxnet

Source: The Atlantic Israel’s officials have a message for anyone praising the CIA for its sophisticated cyber attack on Iran: It was our baby. The Stuxnet computer worm, described by David Sanger in The New...

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03. 06. 2012
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IDF admits to using cyber space to attack enemies

IDF admits to using cyber space to attack enemies

The IDF uses cyber space to gather intelligence, attack enemies and conduct various military operations, the military revealed on Sunday in a posting on its official website. The rare announcement was the first...

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31. 05. 2012
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It Looks Like The Devastating New Virus Ripping Through Iran Was A Joint US-Israel Attack

It Looks Like The Devastating New Virus Ripping Through Iran Was A Joint US-Israel Attack

Security researchers have linked the Flame virus to Israel while U.S. computer security experts say that it bears the hallmarks of the National Security Agency (NSA), according to reports from Nicole Perlroth of...

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30. 05. 2012
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: PLAN X

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: PLAN X

The previously unreported effort, which its authors have dubbed Plan X, marks a new phase in the nation’s fledgling military operations in cyberspace, which have focused more on protecting the Defense Departments’s own...

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30. 05. 2012
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Flame: The Skype-Sniffing, Bluetooth-Enabled Super Spy Tool Is A Harbinger

Flame: The Skype-Sniffing, Bluetooth-Enabled Super Spy Tool Is A Harbinger

The news from cybersecurity researchers this Memorial Day sounded like a plot device from a science fiction movie. A hyper-secret surveillance program laid dormant on computers around the world for years, secretly turning...

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23. 04. 2012
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Iran cuts off Internet access to oil refineries following malware attack

Iran cuts off Internet access to oil refineries following malware attack

Iran’s Ministry of Oil has cut off Internet accessto six oil refineries following an apparent cyber attack targeting their networks, it was widely reported on Monday. Representatives of the ministry said it has...

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17. 04. 2012
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Israel develops new weapons for next war: Deep Corps, Drones; Backpack Radar and Cyberweapons

Israel develops new weapons for next war: Deep Corps, Drones; Backpack Radar and Cyberweapons

Source: UPI Amid a flurry of warnings that Lebanon and Hezbollah will be hammered in any new conflict, the Israeli military unveiled a new 120mm tank shell said to be able to penetrate...

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12. 04. 2012
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Stuxnet worm reportedly planted by Iranian double agent using memory stick

Stuxnet worm reportedly planted by Iranian double agent using memory stick

Source: Ars Technica The Stuxnet computer worm used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program was planted by a double agent working for Israel. The agent used a booby-trapped memory stick to infect machines deep...

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09. 04. 2012
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Pentagon to fast-track cyberweapons acquisition

Pentagon to fast-track cyberweapons acquisition

Source: Washington Post The Pentagon is planning to dramatically speed up the development of new cyberweapons, giving it the ability in some cases to field weapons against specific targets in a matter of...

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06. 04. 2012
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U.S. Navy Focus Shifts To Asia-Pacific

U.S. Navy Focus Shifts To Asia-Pacific

Source: Aviation Week   The U.S. Navy’s expanding mission in Asia and the Pacific Ocean is a striking example of early planning turned on its head by changing threats. That upset is now...

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