Trump Has a New Weapon to Cause ‘the Cyber’ Mayhem
The U.S. president and his advisor John Bolton want to take the gloves off in cyberspace—but experts worry offensive attacks could backfire.
The Algorithms of August
The AI arms race won’t be like previous competitions, and both the United States and China could be left in the dust.
Why the Military Must Learn to Love Silicon Valley
The U.S. Defense Department and big tech need each other—but getting along won’t be easy
A Million Mistakes a Second
Ultrafast computing is critical to modern warfare. But it also ensures a lot could go very wrong, very quickly.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
North Korean Internet Users Shun Facebook and Google for Chinese Alternatives
A new report sheds light on how a tiny fraction of North Koreans browse the open web.
Trump Still Doesn’t Take Russia Seriously
Rather than speaking out against Putin, the U.S. president is playing into Moscow’s hands.
Zuckerberg: We’re in an ‘Arms Race’ With Russia, but AI Will Save Us
Buckle up — the technology won’t be ready for another decade.
Inside a European Center to Combat Russia’s Hybrid Warfare
Western countries are looking for new ways to defend against a new generation of war. Does a center in Finland have the answers?
Cyberattack Targets Safety System at Saudi Aramco
One report points to Iran, but the evidence is far from conclusive.
White House Blames North Korea for Global Ransomware Outbreak
The announcement comes amid heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Quote of the Day
How the military misapprehends cyberspace — and how that in turn undercuts cyber deterrence.
NATO’s Little Noticed but Important New Aggressive Stance on Cyber Weapons
Not many people noticed it, but last month, NATO made a dramatic change in its cyber policy.
BuzzFeed Subpoenas Companies for DNC Hacking Information
Amid legal battle, the news site is continuing its efforts to validate the Trump dossier.
Feds Quietly Reveal Chinese State-Backed Hacking Operation
Prosecutors say Chinese hackers from a mysterious cybersecurity firm stole corporate secrets from three big firms.
Army Looks To Replace $6 Billion Battlefield Network After Finding It Vulnerable
Hailed as a transformation in battlefield communications, the WIN-T program can’t stand up to foes versed in sophisticated electronic warfare.
As U.S. Retreats From World Organizations, China Steps in to Fill the Void
Beijing is trying to repurpose abandoned international agencies like UNESCO to serve its strategic interests — such as controlling the internet.