[REVIEW] North Korea conundrum

Since the historical summits between the two Koreas and the U.S. and North Korea, the international community’s interest mainly focuses on the denuclearization of North Korea and its consequences. However, North Korea has continued to strengthen its traditional military capabilities with nuclear development over the past 20 years. It is believed that North Korea has […]

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Thousands of Venezuelans march in rival rallies

Two rival rallies took place in Venezuela’s capital on Saturday after blackouts that left people without electricity and water. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supporters marched to the presidential palace, after he tweeted “Let’s fill the streets of Caracas with joy.” During the rally Madura said he is willing to negotiate and support any step for […]

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Cyber-sabotage, wildfires, weather — a web of threats to the power supply could leave Californians in the dark

Russians hack Ukraine’s electricity network, turning lights off and on at will, rendering the country’s best tech hands helpless to intervene. North Korea takes over the controls of a South Korean nuclear power plant. Snipers with high-velocity rifles unleash a fusillade on a transmission station near San Jose, inflicting $15 million in damage. It’s not […]

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Pentagon preparing for a dystopian future that is filled with cyber attacks and drones

For almost 20 years, U.S. drone warfare was largely one-sided. Unlike Afghans and Yemenis, Iraqis and Somalis, Americans never had to worry about lethal robots hovering overhead and raining down missiles. Until, that is, one appeared in the skies above Florida. This article was originally published at TomDispatch But that’s a story for later. For now, […]

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U.K. teen jailed for ‘cyber-terrorism’ targeting CIA chief’s phone, email

LONDON — A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of “cyber-terrorism.” Prosecutors say that in 2015-16, Kane Gamble conned call centres into revealing information that got him into the accounts of then-FBI director Mark Giuliano, […]

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