Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Offensive Cyber Warfare

Extremetech posts here on US remarks on offensive cyber warfare. This article also quotes BYU law professor Eric Jensen's opinion that three recent cyber attacks probably constitute offensive acts under international law: Stuxnet, an attack on Saudi Aramco, and an attack on Swedish air traffic control.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Cisco on IoT protocols

Here is an interesting blog post from Paul Duffy of Cisco on IoT protocols.

Friday, March 18, 2016

IoT Device Protocol

Kurzweil reports here on an open source protocol for IoT devices, Message Querying Telemetry Transport (MQTT), developed by IBM.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Nissan Leaf Exploit

This article from tomshardware describes an exploit for the Nissan Leaf that allows the attacker to remotely take over the car's air conditioning and heating systems.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

War Games and Cyber Warfare

Here is an interesting article from the New York Times on the role that the Matthew Broderick movie "War Games" played in highlighting cyberwarfare threats.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

F-35 software

Two reports on the status of F-35 software development:
* one from Aviation Week;
* one from ExtremeTech.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016