Prepare for cyberwar: today’s are small compared to what’s coming

Summary: Here's a brief look at the state of cyber-conflicts. The first ones have run their course; from them we can guess at the outlines of the larger ones to come. As with nukes and drones, America has laid a path for others to follow. We've been bold and innovative, but lawless. We might regret … Continue reading Prepare for cyberwar: today’s are small compared to what’s coming

“Countdown To Zero Day” describes the new era of war, preparing you for the next attack.

Summary:  Five years after Stuxnet first appeared we have a detailed analysis of its origin (at least, what's known to the public) in Kim Zetter's Countdown To Zero Day.  Here C. Thomas reviews it, explaining Stuxnet's importance. Stuxnet is another American triumph (with Israel's help). We're now the first to use both of the revolutionary … Continue reading “Countdown To Zero Day” describes the new era of war, preparing you for the next attack.

Cyberwar: About Stuxnet‏, the next generation of warfare?

Summary:  We begin our assessment of Stuxnet's impact on the field of cyberwar.  As a case-study of what appears to be a highly effective state-sponsored attack, Stuxnet has pushed the reality of cyberwar to center stage.   This is the fourth in a series about cyberwar by FM co-author Marcus J. Ranum. Article deleted at author's request. … Continue reading Cyberwar: About Stuxnet‏, the next generation of warfare?