cyber warfare

New England News
6:40 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Mass. Addressing Cybersecurity Needs

Credit Don Hankins/Flickr

In an era of cyber-based security risks, Massachusetts is addressing the ever-changing field.

Read more
Science & Technology
2:29 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Cyber Attacks Can Happen Anywhere

America's "War on Terror" goes beyond the streets. Battles are being fought on a regular basis over the internet, from Chinese or Korean cyber attacks to hacks from groups and individuals within the United States.

As technology evolves and we become more reliant on the internet, the web presents a frontier of opportunity for mischief-makers, criminals and terrorists.

Read more
Science & Technology
10:35 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Administration Developing Penalties for Cybertheft

Credit Intel Free Press / Flickr

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evidence of an unrelenting campaign of cyberstealing linked to the Chinese government is prompting the Obama administration to develop more aggressive responses to the theft of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets.

Read more
WAMC News
12:20 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Dan D'Ambrosio - Burlington Free Press

A computer virus named Stuxnet has drawn the attention of security and utility experts around the globe over the past two years or so. The experts say the virus has the potential to knock out power grids, leaving millions in the dark. It has already been used against the Iranians to slow down their nuclear development programs. Dan D’Ambrosio, a business reporter for the Burlington Free Press has been researching the story of Stuxnet. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.

Read more