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Europe creates new security body separate from Nato - UK not included

To be known as PESCO, the body will allow member states to jointly develop military capabilities, invest in shared projects and enhance their respective armed forces.

Cash, confusion or cyber-warfare: what really motivated NotPetya attack?

Monetising a global ransomware attack on the scale of NotPetya is all but impossible without getting caught. So if not cold cash, what was the motivation behind it?

Facing up to reality: why nation state hacking isn't going away

While states are likely to support the idea of a Geneva Convention for cyber-warfare and espionage, it is not likely to be observed when its so difficult to verify attribution.

Tallinn cyber-warfare manual 2.0 refines definition of cyber-warfare

The Tallinn Manual's sequel has been released and builds on its predecessor's work by greatly expanding its gaze to peacetime cyber operations

German intelligence chief wants to 'hack back'

Hans-Georg Maassen, chief of Germany's domestic intelligence agency recently told journalists that he wants the ability to retaliate against cyber-threats

France unveils cyber command in response to 'new era in warfare'

The French government has launched a new cyber command unit that will have offensive as well as defensive capabilities to defend itself on the "new cyber-battlefield".

Secure Data 2016: 'Lessons to be learnt from Russian cyberwar'

Sensepost's CSO Charl Van Der Walt, addressed a crowd at the science museum yesterday to explain exactly what Russian warfare doctrine can tell us about protecting the enterprise.

Leaked catalogue reveals disinformation campaign for sale

A leaked catalogue has exposed one India-based tech company's attempts to sell cyber-warfare services and disinformation campaigns

Leaked report reveals Russian battlefield cyber-weapons

A report leaked from the UK armed forces to the media has shown a shocking new cyber dimension of tactical warfare and come to some worrying conclusions about how the UK army would fare in a shooting war against Russia.

Black Hat Las Vegas: NATO cyber ambassador reflects on cyberwar ethics

NATO's recent proclamation that cyberspace is an official domain of warfare, along with Russia's reported cyberaggressions against the U.S. and Ukraine, raises interesting questions about how one can responsibly manage cyberwarfare.

Strider hackers in highly-targeted 'espionage' malware campaign

Previously unknown bad actor used Remsec to infect just 36 machines in what appears to be a quiet cyber-espionage operation.