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Cyber warfare: The next front in the Israel-Gaza conflict?


House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich, is sounding the alarm that that cyber warfare could be the next front in the conflict between Israel and Hamas as nations allied with the Gaza-based militants look for non-military ways to aid

US admits spying ‘questionable’ to angry Brazil


he White House has admitted there are “legitimate questions” to be answered over US spying on its allies following claims that the National Security Agency (NSA) monitored the communications of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and hacked into the computer networks

Colombia and Nicaragua’s Maritime Dispute Intensifies


Less than one year after the International Court of Justice settled a long-standing maritime border dispute between Nicaragua and Colombia, the two countries are verbally sparring again. The southwestern Caribbean is important to both Nicaragua and Colombia for both strategic

Saudi Arabia arrests ten Iran spy suspects


Saudi authorities have arrested ten more suspects in an alleged Iranian spy ring unveiled two months ago, according to an interior ministry spokesperson. The eight Saudis, a Lebanese and a Turk bring the number of people arrested to 28, the

Hackers Hit 30,000 Oil Company Computers

A worker looks on during a tour in the Khurais oilfield

More than 30,000 computer hard drives belonging to the world's biggest oil company have been damaged in a cyber attack, an investigation has revealed. According to sources, Saudi Arabia's national oil company was hit after at least one insider with

Hackers Lay Claim to Saudi Aramco Cyberattack


Unknown computer hackers claim they forced the world’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, to quarantine its oil production systems from infected PCs inside the company last week. They threatened to attack the company again this Saturday. The hackers said that

Fighting Ceases Along Sudan-South Sudan Border


Fighting has apparently ended along the border between Sudan and South Sudan, where air strikes and ground attacks took place this week. By Thursday morning, troops were reported to have pulled back from both sides of the border. But smoldering