World Aug 31, 2013

Secret documents detail U.S. war in cyberspace

by Barton Gellman

The Obama administration's cyber operations sometimes involve what one leaked budget document calls "field operations" abroad, commonly with the help of CIA operatives or clandestine military forces, "to physically place hardware implants or software modifications."

National Aug 9, 2013

Bank virus feared in 16,000 PCs

An estimated 16,000 computers in Japan may be infected with the same type of virus used to commit online bank fraud involving stolen user IDs and passwords, according to a police source. The National Police Agency said it handled around 600 ...

World Jun 8, 2013

Secret U.S. directive plans for cyberwar

President Barack Obama calls on national security leaders to develop destructive cyberwarfare capabilities that could be triggered with "little or no warning" against global adversaries.

Business / Tech Apr 30, 2013

U.S. seeks to expand wiretaps for Web use

A government task force is preparing legislation that would pressure companies such as Facebook and Google to enable law enforcement officials to intercept online communications as they occur, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the effort. Driven by FBI concerns that it ...

Editorials Apr 1, 2013

Bolster cyber-attack defenses

Japan's public and private sectors must heighten their awareness of the danger from cyber-attacks and cyber-espionage and take protective steps.