NFTs in Video Games Bring Laundered Money and Angry Players
Rushing to further monetize gaming adds to global social and environmental risk.
The Fight for Ukraine Is Forging a New World
If Ukraine prevails against Russia, the global movement toward a more empowered and freer digital world will accelerate.
Don’t Underestimate Ukraine’s Volunteer Hackers
Kyiv’s “IT army” could undermine Russia’s war narratives.
Learning the Right Cybersecurity Lessons From Putin
Does Russia’s restraint in Ukraine so far confirm that the digital domain isn’t especially useful for warfighting?
Why Insurance Companies Don’t Want to Pay Out for Cyberattacks
A recent legal decision distinguished between cyberwar and “real” war—in a way that could reshape the industry.
The Quixotic Quest to Tackle Global Cybercrime
Some countries want a global cybercrime treaty—they just can’t agree what “cybercrime” is.
North Korea Knows How Important Its Cyberattacks Are
Pyongyang’s tradition of guerrilla warfare keeps its “all-purpose sword” sharp.
Foreign Policy Playlist Podcast: North Korea and the Billion Dollar Hack
The digital heist that began with the hack of Sony Pictures
Iranian Ransomware Is Coming for the United States
After a year of attacks on Israel, Iran’s hackers have another target.
Make Russia Take Responsibility for Its Cybercriminals
The United States needs a new legal doctrine to handle state-tolerated attacks.
After Spike in Ransomware Attacks, U.S. Looks to Go on the Offensive
The Biden administration is circling the wagons to address growing cyberthreats.
JPMorgan’s Deal With Alipay Will Put the PLA in Your Pocket
Chinese mobile payment apps are a national security threat—but Western financial firms are misguidedly rushing to embrace them.
Can the World Avoid War in Cyberspace—and in Space?
Billionaire rocket launches and ongoing cyberattacks reveal that, without norms governing conflict, there could be chaos.
The Hacking War Is an Unequal Contest
U.S. companies are resisting public-private partnerships against cyber-hacking attacks facilitated by foreign governments.
Putin Is Testing Biden’s Cyber Resolve
New attacks after the Geneva summit were expected. But Washington doesn’t appear to know how to respond yet.
Was the Biden-Putin Summit a Success?
The White House set clear red lines on cyberwar, but don’t expect much progress in the months to come.
Kremlin-Backed Hackers Target U.S. Aid Agency Before Biden-Putin Summit
Email phishing attacks aren’t unusual, but the new breach shows Russia isn’t letting up.
Russia’s Hacking Success Shows How Vulnerable the Cloud Is
The cloud is everywhere. It’s critical to computing. And it’s under attack.
Cybersecurity Ignorance Is Dangerous
A new book gets the policy recommendations right while making technical errors that could undermine trust in its conclusions.