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اليوم: 24 نوفمبر، 2020

British Army considers scrapping tanks, boosts cyber capabilities

British Army considers scrapping tanks, boosts cyber capabilities

The idea that cyber warfare will increasingly replace more traditional battlefield assets was strongly demonstrated this month when the British Army declared it was considering scrapping its tank units in favour of expanded cyber capabilities. The reform could also involve a curtailing of the number of Warrior Infantry Fighting Vehicles the Army currently fields; the …

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Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran and Israel continue to trade cyber shots-min

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran and Israel continue to trade cyber shots

The latest incident in a series of cyber attacks between Israel and Iran came on May 21, when approximately 1,000 corporate and manufacturing targets within Israel were afflicted with defacements and denial of service attacks by the “Hackers_Of_Savior” hacktivist group. Recipients of the attack were greeted with anti-Israel and anti-Zionist messaging in Hebrew and a …

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Chinese disinformation & the coronavirus

Chinese disinformation & the coronavirus

Although American intelligence and government officials conceded that Russian state media and diplomatic representatives have been more restrained in appropriating blame on the West for the COVID-19 outbreak than the obscure, conspiracy theory-espousing websites that they support, the same cannot be said for China. Beijing’s disinformation campaign over the coronavirus resembles its Russian counterpart in …

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Russian disinformation & the coronavirus

Russian disinformation & the coronavirus

Cyber security issues have taken something of a backseat in recent weeks due to the continued spread of the coronavirus; the deteriorating healthcare situations in countries across the world has – understandably – dominated media headlines, a trend which will likely continue until widespread control or containment is established. Russia has been quick to exploit …

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US and UK at odds over Huawei involvement in British 5G network

US and UK at odds over Huawei involvement in British 5G network

Despite a storm of controversy over the decision, the government of the United Kingdom has decided to proceed with its plans to build its country’s 5G network with input from Huawei. The risk in this, of course, lies in the fact that the West and China remain firm rivals; while the tense relations are not …

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US government warns of Iranian cyber response

US government warns of Iranian cyber response

Although recent tensions between the West and Iran have de-escalated and the risk of a new war between the USA and a Middle Eastern country, simmering resentment is likely to linger; not, of course, that there was any lack of this before the Washington-sanctioned assassination of Major-General Qasem Soleimani of the Revolutionary Guard Corps. Recent …

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GOOGLE, APPLE AND THE UIGHURS-min

Google, Apple and the Uighurs

Alarming news came out of Silicon Valley late last month, when Google discovered sustained hacking efforts being carried out against iPhone users over a period of several years. In a series of posts (https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2019/08/a-very-deep-dive-into-ios-exploit.html ) from a member of Project Zero, Google’s cybersecurity division, the extent and the targets of the attack are analyzed –the victims …

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