Venture Explains: Cyber Warfare


Venture Explains: Cyber Warfare
  1. Venture Explains: Cyber Warfare
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    What is it? Now and in the future, scores between competing world powers will increasingly be settled online, rather than on the conventional battlefield. Countries like the United States, China, and Russia are pouring billions into sophisticated cyber warfare programs.... The post Venture Explains: Cyber Warfare appeared first on Venture…
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What is it? Now and in the future, scores between competing world powers will increasingly be settled online, rather than on the conventional battlefield. Countries like the United States, China, and Russia are pouring billions into sophisticated cyber warfare programs.

Who’s doing what? The United States used cyber warriors to unseat former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein back in 2003. Later, Washington unleashed the Stuxnet computer virus on Iran’s nuclear program with devastating results. China’s People’s Liberation Army isn’t averse to adopting the same tactics, either, as can be seen in their recent writings on “network swarming warfare.” But it’s Russia’s activities in this fast developing field that has been getting the most attention. It recently formed a new army branch dedicated to waging information warfare. “Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient,” said Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the shadowy new unit. Besides being accused of trying to influence the result of last year’s US pres…

  1. Chief of Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan visited Russia

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    09.22 / 03:16 akipress.com
    Chief of Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan visited Russia 09:03, 22 September 2017, 15 AKIPRESS.COM - The Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Russia hosted  on September 21 a meeting of members of the working group of government bodies...You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article.Using your personal account in AKIpress system please register or sign in to access this news article. You will receive further…
  2. Trump says he has made decision on Iran deal, declines to say what it is

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    09.21 / 22:12 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he had made a decision on whether or not to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but he declined to say what it was.Trump, when asked by reporters, said: “I have decided.”If Trump doe…
  3. Muslims Victims of Western-Backed Radical Islamists

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    09.21 / 19:07 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Less than a week after the August 17 Spain terrorist attack, a group of young men brutally assaulted a 38-year-old hijab-wearing Muslim woman in the country’s capital, Madrid. Assaults against Muslims and disrespect of Islam have been a familiar scene in the Western c…
  4. Suspect Released in London Underground Attack Probe

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    09.21 / 18:54 naharnet.com
    British police on Thursday released a man arrested in connection with the bombing of a London Underground train last week, leaving five suspects in custody over the…
  5. EU Agrees on New Sanctions against N. Korea

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    09.21 / 18:09 naharnet.com
    The EU agreed Thursday on new sanctions against North Korea, diplomatic sources told AFP, as the international community steps up efforts to punish the pariah state for its nuclear weapons…
  6. Most Jordanian Businesses Want to Relocate – Survey

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    09.21 / 18:06 venturemagazine.me
    Most companies in the Kingdom are considering relocating abroad, according to a new survey from Endeavor Jordan, the business mentorship group. Of the 125 companies surveyed, 72 percent said they were considering moving their headquarters abroad. Of these, over half... The post Most Jordanian Businesses Want to Relocate – Survey appeared first on Venture…
  7. Saudis Call on Myanmar to Allow Rohingyas to Return

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    09.21 / 17:57 naharnet.com
    A top Saudi relief official called Thursday for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in…
  8. U.S., Russian Generals Meet to Talk Syria Ops

    Naharnet.com - Middle East
    09.21 / 17:57 naharnet.com
    U.S. and Russian generals have met to discuss Syria operations, an American officer said Thursday, amid back-and-forth allegations that each side had struck the other's allied ground…
  9. U.S.-Backed SDF Says 'Victory Near' against IS in Syria's Raqa

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    09.21 / 17:45 naharnet.com
    A U.S.-backed force battling to oust the Islamic State group from its former Syrian stronghold Raqa said Thursday that "victory is near" and would be declared in coming…
  10. Trump Says U.S. to Target Firms Doing Business with N. Korea

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    09.21 / 17:45 naharnet.com
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday paved the way for sanctions against foreign companies doing business with North Korea, a dramatic ratcheting up of pressure on the regime. Tightening an economic noose around  the Pyongyang regime, Trump said he had signed an executive order allowing sanctions against "individuals and companies that finance and facilitate trade with North …
  11. Counterterrorism: Morocco, Netherlands’ co-chairmanship of GCTF prolonged

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    09.21 / 16:47 me-confidential.com
    The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) Wednesday in New York agreed to extend for two years the co-chairmanship of Morocco and the Netherlands, for their leadership roles at the head of the forum made of 29 countries and the European Union. The Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the forum agreed to prolong both countries’ leadership roles by […
  12. Gulf Crisis : ‘Trump warned Saudi-led league not to militarily overrun Qatar’, Bloomberg

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    09.21 / 16:24 me-confidential.com
    President Donald Trump asked Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to give up military action against Qatar, which has been embroiled in a diplomatic row with its Gulf neighbors, Bloomberg has learned. Two sources familiar with the US President’s discussions, who asked not to be named, told the US media that Trump told […
  13. Terrorism in name of Islam doesn’t represent Islam: Zarif

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    09.21 / 16:06 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized US President Donald Trump for hastily “insulting” Islam following terrorist attacks in Spain, saying that acts of terror committed in the name of Islam do not represent the holy rel…
  14. Turkey Jails 14 Lawyers Representing Imprisoned Hunger Strikers

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    09.21 / 15:52 naharnet.com
    A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass…
  15. U.N. Sets Up Probe of IS Atrocities in Iraq

    Naharnet.com - Middle East
    09.21 / 15:52 naharnet.com
    The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously decided to set up an investigation team to collect evidence on the massacres of Iraq's Yazidi minority and other atrocities committed by the Islamic State group in Iraq. Britain presented the resolution to help bring perpetrators of IS war crimes to justice -- a cause championed by international human rights lawyer Amal…
  16. Air Strikes Kill 22 in Northwest Syria in 48 Hours

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    09.21 / 15:19 naharnet.com
    At least 22 civilians have been killed in 48 hours of heavy air strikes by Syria's regime and its ally Russia in northwestern Syria, a monitor said…
  17. Catalan Govt. Says Referendum Plans Have Been Dealt a Blow

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    09.21 / 14:11 naharnet.com
    The Catalan government acknowledged Thursday that its plans to hold an independence referendum on October 1 had been dealt a blow by a crackdown by Spanish authorities against the vote which Madrid deems…
  18. Trade turnover between Russia and Kyrgyzstan grows by 25%

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    09.21 / 11:56 akipress.com
    Trade turnover between Russia and Kyrgyzstan grows by 25% 17:38, 21 September 2017, 38 AKIPRESS.COM - Trade turnover between Russia and Kyrgyzstan grew by 25% year-on-year, trade representative of Russia Valeriy Latypov said. Bishkek is hosting the AgroProdExpo-2017 international exhibition of agricultural products. "Such expos held on regular basis contribute to the development of trade ties," Latypov noted. Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan Komil Rashidov, for his part,…
  19. Uzbekistan, U.S. sign agreements worth $2.6 billion

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    09.21 / 11:56 akipress.com
    Uzbekistan, U.S. sign agreements worth $2.6 billion 17:40, 21 September 2017, 37 AKIPRESS.COM - A package of cooperation documents worth $2.6 billion was signed as a result of the Uzbek-American business forum in New-York on September 20, the government of Uzbekistan reported. The event was held as part of the Uzbek President's visit to the U.S. for participation in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. The business forum was attended by more than 100 heads of the leading…
  20. Watchdog: Nuclear Warheads Still Building Up in 4 Countries

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    09.21 / 11:46 naharnet.com
    The global number of nuclear warheads dropped last year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said Thursday. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute says developments in North Korea's nuclear program "contributed to international political instability with potentially serious knock-on…