Cyber attacks: EU ready to respond with a range of measures, including sanctions

European Council Council of the European Union   9/06/2017 Press release 357/17 Foreign affairs & international relations The Council agreed to develop a framework for a joint EU diplomatic response to malicious cyber activities, the cyber diplomacy toolbox. The EU recognises that cyberspace offers significant opportunities, but also poses continuously evolving challenges for EU external…

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Russia has developed a cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids, according to new research

Washington Post By Ellen Nakashima June 12 at 8:00 AM Russian government hackers have already shown their interest in targeting U.S. energy and other utility systems, researchers say. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)   Hackers allied with the Russian government have devised a cyberweapon that has the potential to be the most disruptive yet…

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U.S. Cyberweapons, Used Against Iran and North Korea, Are a Disappointment Against ISIS

By DAVID E. SANGER and ERIC SCHMITT JUNE 12, 2017 National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md. Operation Glowing Symphony, launched against the Islamic State, was initially deemed a success because battlefield videos disappeared, but the results were temporary. Credit Jim Lo Scalzo/European Pressphoto Agency WASHINGTON — America’s fast-growing ranks of secret cyberwarriors have…

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Vereinte digitale Nationen

Die Völkergemeinschaft ist aufgewacht: Der Schutz der Privatheit ist neuer Schwerpunkt des Menschenrechtsschutzes. Ein Gastbeitrag von Gerhart Baum 23. Mai 2017, 17:04 Uhr Editiert am 27. Mai 2017, 12:04 Uhr Überwachungskamera am Sitz der Vereinten Nationen in New York © Mike Segar/Reuters Kaum bemerkt von der Öffentlichkeit, hat sich die Vollversammlung der Vereinten Nationen im November…

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Global Catastrophic Risks 2017

  Global Catastrophic Risks 2017 is an annual analysis of the greatest threats to humanity produced by the Global Challenges Foundation. It is based on the latest scientific research and features contributions from leading experts at think tanks, university departments and other institutions worldwide. As well as exploring the risks themselves, it summarizes the current…

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