Ransomware WannaCry: Realistically, what can we do about it?

The ransomware WannaCry attack is called unprecedented in its scope. But isn’t this simply what many expected will sooner or later happen? Isn’t “unprecedented” basically a new normal regarding cyberattacks, and realistically what can we do about it? Read few comments.

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Trump vs US intelligence agencies?

How PEOTUS Donald Trump openly challenging, mocking own intelligence agencies is probably unprecedented and we may also expect some changes in the intelligence structure. How do you read this, what kind of effect this my have on US intelligence services and their work? Read few comments.

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CIA Director Brennan email hacked: Is this a big problem?

CIA Director John Brennan’s personal email was hacked. How would you comment on this, is this just an embarrassment or is this something more, does it have some broader security consequences in your opinion? Read few comments.

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Cyberwarfare: Where are we heading?

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Global Conference on CyberSpace is taking place in The Hague. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Global Conference on CyberSpace is taking place in The Hague. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Is Sony hack a sign of normality?

Releasing emails from Sony hack is first of all a criminal activity, but this scandal has also some political connotations as it seems North Korea might be behind it and Sony has decided not to release The Interview movie. So it seems that the massive attack on a soft target brought some gains to attackers. Regarding this how would you describe what is happening. Is it just cyber crime or some sort of political cyber terrorism, and why? Read few comments.

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Russia vs. Ukraine: Also a cyberconflict?

What do you expect from developments in Ukraine-Russian cyberspace? Kind of an escalation as we read reports like “Snake’ Cyberattacks Target Ukraine’s Government“?

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NSA revelations: What is the biggest surprise

According to NY Times report the NSA has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world. If you quickly look back at all the revelation related to Snowden what was, let’s say, the biggest surprise for you, and why? I mean especially from the technological point of view, not from the political like spying on Merkel etc. Read few comments.

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