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The Next Big War Will Be Digital -- And We're Not Ready For It

In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent’s military forces and infrastructure has become only one form of attack. Instead, states are increasingly launching non-lethal attacks against an enemy’s information systems — this is the rise of information warfare.

Anonymous Is Really Screwing Up Its War On ISIS

This should not come as a surprise, but Anonymous is probable not going rid the world of terror with its myriad “ops.” In fact, the latest reports indicate that the leaderless pack of hacktivists is not only incapable of disrupting ISIS, it seems like Anonymous is totally f**king this one up.

Someone Made A Rube Goldberg Machine For Techno Beats And It's Magical 

Video: Hacking records is old hat in the music world. But have you ever wondered what happens when you hack everything you can find into a whirling tower of techno-making mechanical marvels?

Carnegie Mellon University Denies Being Paid $1M To Hack Tor

Last week, it was suggested that a research group from Carnegie Mellon University had been paid $US1 million by the FBI to hack Tor. Now, CMU has issued a statement denying that money changed hands — but seems to suggest it was forced to hand over data to the authorities.

A British 'Elite Cyber Offensive Force' Will Join The Digital War On ISIS

Yesterday, Anonymous declared digital war on ISIS. Now, Britain seems to be joining the fight, with an elite cyber offensive force that plans to strike Islamic State fighters.

Report Claims FBI Paid Carnegie Mellon University $1M To Attack Tor

Last year, Tor — the service which allows people to use the internet with anonymity — was attacked. Now, a new report suggests that the FBI paid Carnegie Mellon University a cool $US1 million to carry out the work.

Comcast Blames Customers After Apparent Hack

Comcast, American multinational company and owner of NBC, is one of the most hated companies in America. What’s worse is that it can’t stop doing infuriating things. This week in Reasons Comcast Sucks, an apparent hack led about 200,000 customers accounts showing up for sale online.

WSJ: Iran Hacked The Obama Administration After Arresting American Citizen

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard soldiers arrested dual Iranian-US citizen Siamak Namazi in Tehran last month, confiscating his computer. Shortly thereafter, the Revolutionary Guard began a spree of cyberattacks on US targets.

Man Hires 'Hacker' Through Craigslist, Actually Hires Undercover Cop

In case you’re ever in a situation where you think hiring a hacker from Gumtree will improve things, just remember: you’re more likely to get an undercover police officer instead.

Newly Discovered Exploit Makes Every iPhone Remotely Hackable

The government would love to get its hands on a foolproof way to break into the new highly encrypted iPhone. And it looks like some clever hackers just gave it to them.

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