February 3, 2013

Zero Tolerance for the Globe's Cyber Criminals

The Australian, The Australian


Rapidly escalating incidents of malevolent cyber espionage and crime have been attributed to Iran, using state-sponsored hacker teams to target government, defence, business and human rights organisations for intelligence and disruption. Russia and other parts of the former Soviet bloc are being used as a base for global cyber crime syndicates and well-organised terrorist groups skilled in cyber attacks.

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TAGGED: Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Iran, China, Cyber War, Cybersecurity, Cyber Attacks


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China: The People's Republic of Hacking
Adam Segal, Foreign Policy
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February 4, 2013
Bring the Cyberwar Out of the Shadows
Washington Post
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January 24, 2013
Why Tehran Plays Hard to Get on Nuke Diplomacy
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January 25, 2013
The Day the Shah Left
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Thirty-four years ago, none of us at Iran's newspapers could have known about the evil forces lurking behind the Islamic Revolution's promises of change. more ››
January 30, 2013
The Obama Vacuum
Lee Smith, Weekly Standard
One thing Hillary Clinton got right in her testimony before Congress last week: “When America is absent,” she said, “there are consequences.” But the administration she served has chosen to be absent, and... more ››