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Cyber weapon


February 28, 2013  3:06 PM

The real threat is cyber-warfare, not nukes

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber weapon, Security

I heard an interesting commentary on AM 700 WLW, "The Nation's Station," today by their military analyst, Colonel Dean Smittle (U.S. Army, USAF, Ret.) He says that the...

December 16, 2012  3:54 PM

The Art of [Cyber] War: Introduction

Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyber weapon, Security

More than 2000 years ago, Sun Wu wrote Sun Tzu - The Principles of Warfare (The Art of War), a book that has been used by military generals and other savvy leaders ever since. While I don't know if our modern techno-generals are applying this to the new cyber-warfare theater, I have to...

June 29, 2012  12:44 AM

Looking Back: Will You Be Used As a Weapon Against Your Own Country?

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber weapon, Security

[I first posted this piece in June of 2007. In light of the Stuxnet attacks and Flame Malware attacks, I believe I was on the right track. It’s fun to look back and see how close we often come to predicting the future.] It's 2010, maybe sooner. A rogue nation has just declared war on your...

August 30, 2011  12:45 AM

Video: How to kill an Apache web server

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber weapon, Denial of Service, Hacking

When you know how it's done, you can prevent it. Here's a cool video on the latest DOS attack against Apache (which will soon be patched...) [kml_flashembed movie="" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

February 28, 2011  4:01 AM

New Cyberweapon Could Take Down the Internet

Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyber warfare, Cyber weapon

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