Tom Gjelten http://www.kplu.org en U.S. Tech Firms May Be Feeling Bite From NSA Spying Reports http://www.kplu.org/post/us-tech-firms-may-be-feeling-bite-nsa-spying-reports Recent disclosures about NSA surveillance have affected U.S. relations with allies and tainted America's image around the world. Now the fallout seems to be creeping into the U.S. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:33:36 +0000 Tom Gjelten 11102 at http://www.kplu.org 'Flame' Virus Fuels Political Heat Over Cyber Threats http://www.kplu.org/post/flame-virus-fuels-political-heat-over-cyber-threats New information about computer viruses shows how countries may be lining up to fight a cyberwar. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/01/world/middleeast/obama-ordered-wave-of-cyberattacks-against-iran.html"><em>The New York Times</em> reported</a> that former President George W. Sat, 02 Jun 2012 19:41:27 +0000 Tom Gjelten 5174 at http://www.kplu.org 'Flame' Virus Fuels Political Heat Over Cyber Threats Could Iran wage a cyberwar on the United States? http://www.kplu.org/post/could-iran-wage-cyberwar-united-states Security professionals in both the U.S. government and in private industry have long feared the prospect of a cyberwar with China or Russia, two states capable of launching destructive attacks on the computer networks that control critical assets such as the power grid or the financial system.<p>Now they face a new cyberthreat: Iran.<p>"[The Iranians] have all the resources and the capabilities necessary to be a major player in terms of cyberwarfare," says Jeffrey Carr, an expert on cyberconflict who has consulted for the U.S. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:06:20 +0000 Tom Gjelten 4860 at http://www.kplu.org Could Iran wage a cyberwar on the United States?