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CCDCOE: New Study: International Law Applies to Cyberspace, Polarization over State Control Prevails


22 May, Tallinn – A new paper by NATO CCDCOE law experts addresses legal developments and trends in international law for cyberspace. It is generally held that international law applies to cyberspace, now the legal debate has shifted to how exactly the legal principles apply in the cyberspace. The CCDCOE published paper ‘Trends in International… Continue reading CCDCOE: New Study: International Law Applies to Cyberspace, Polarization over State Control Prevails

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Russia: Adversary or Enemy? Depends on Your Definition of Cyber Attack.


Tom McCuin / Apr 22, 2019 The Department of Justice released Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final “Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election” on Thursday. Predictably, it won’t be changing any minds. But it does reinforce one particular point that I’ve been making in this space for the last two years: Russia… Continue reading Russia: Adversary or Enemy? Depends on Your Definition of Cyber Attack.

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REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019


The agenda for the eighth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement has been released! REGISTER Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Lisner Auditorium US and foreign government workers and students attend for free! On the evening before the conference, The Hon. John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the US Department of… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019

Information operations · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare · NATO

World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week


Press release: World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week 4 April 2019  Next week NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organises Locked Shields 2019, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber exercise in the world. The annual exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practise… Continue reading World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week

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UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes


  From this article, I can make a few conclusions.  NSA has tools which can access iPhones NSA is using tools which can access iPhones Others, beside NSA, have access to these tools, they appear to be shared or for sale Individuals, trained by NSA, are for hire Raven, an intelligence gathering group, may or… Continue reading UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes

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When the bits hit the FAN: US military accused of knackering Russian trolls, news org’s IT gear amid midterm elections


*snicker* </end editorial> Despite fried RAID and deleted hard drives, Federal News Agency calls US Cyber Command attack a failure By Thomas Claburn in San Francisco 1 Mar 2019 at 21:05 A Russian news service is claiming that US attacks on it and an organisation accused of state-sponsored trolling has left storage systems damaged and international servers wiped after multiple malware… Continue reading When the bits hit the FAN: US military accused of knackering Russian trolls, news org’s IT gear amid midterm elections

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Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started


The US has figured out correctly that Russia’s president only respects force. But after the revelations of US cyber attacks against Russian targets Vladimir Putin will retaliate, says DW’s Konstantin Eggert. According to The Washington Post, the recently established US Army Cyber Command completely blocked internet services to the Internet Research Agency in Saint Petersburg — better… Continue reading Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started