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Cyber crooks cranking out new weapons experts warn

Cyber crooks cranking out new weapons experts warn

Cyber criminals are cranking out new weapons at a brisk pace, tailoring malicious software for a spectrum of gadgets including smartphones, tablets, and Macintosh computers, a security firm said. A “threats report” released late Monday by McAfee showed that the […]


Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

The US Justice Department acknowledged an intrusion in its computer network as the notorious hacker collective Anonymous claimed to have obtained large amounts of data from it. “The department is looking into the unauthorized access of a website server operated […]


NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

A year and a half after the NATO members at their summit in Lisbon, Portugal, pledged bold action to revitalize the future alliance, heads of state and government are reaffirming commitment to their collective defense and security, President Barack Obama […]


Pentagon Details Decisions NATO Faces at Chicago Summit

Pentagon Details Decisions NATO Faces at Chicago Summit

NATO leaders and those of partner nations will finalize major decisions about Afghanistan and the future of the alliance during the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, George Little, acting assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, said here today. […]


Olympics: ‘Sonic weapon’ to be deployed for London Games

Olympics: ‘Sonic weapon’ to be deployed for London Games

A long-range acoustic device that can be used as a sonic weapon is to be deployed at the London Olympic Games starting in July, Britain’s defence ministry said Saturday. The US-built device can be used either as a powerful loudspeaker […]


Pentagon chief calls for Senate to ratify law of sea treaty

Pentagon chief calls for Senate to ratify law of sea treaty

US defense chiefs appealed Wednesday for lawmakers to ratify the UN convention on the law of sea, saying the country was at a disadvantage because of the Senate’s refusal to back the accord. The UN convention governing maritime rights entered […]


Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

India is looking to crank up its defence budget to counter the deepening military nexus between China and Pakistan, which could even extend to it being confronted with a two-front war in a worst-case scenario. Defence minister A K Antony […]


China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

Chinese vice foreign minister Fu Ying said Beijing was fully ready for an escalation of a drawn-out maritime standoff with the Philippines, as a tense row over a disputed shoal continues. “The Chinese side has… made all preparations to respond […]


National Sovereignty: NATO and the EU’s Fatal Weakness

National Sovereignty: NATO and the EU’s Fatal Weakness

Today, it is no exaggeration to say that the fate of two of Europe’s — really the world’s — greatest collective organizations of nations hang by a proverbial thread. Having successfully ended the Gaddafi regime in Libya, but at the […]


Thwarting the cleverest computer attackers

Thwarting the cleverest computer attackers

In the last 10 years, cryptography researchers have demonstrated that even the most secure-seeming computer is shockingly vulnerable to attack. The time it takes a computer to store data in memory, fluctuations in its power consumption and even the noises […]


 
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