Tag: weapons systems

Australia’s collateral damage in the US drone program

In the last few years there has been a hotly contested global debate about the civilian impact of the U.S. drone strike program and its moral and legal justifications. Despite being geographically part of Asia (where the majority of drone

Russian cyber spies are on the march

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When U.S. officials warn of the threat foreign cyber spies pose to American companies and government agencies, they usually focus on China, which has long been home to the world's most relentless and aggressive hackers. But new information shows that

Military spy chief: Have to assume Russia knows U.S. secrets

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Washington (CNN) — In the world of military strategy, every contingency must be examined, especially the worst-case scenario. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, made that clear when he told National Public Radio in an

U.S., Australia reports allege espionage by Chinese hackers

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  Chinese hackers have gained access to designs of more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, a U.S. report said on Monday, as Australian media said Chinese hackers had stolen the blueprints for Australia's new spy headquarters. Citing a