Website of Russian MoD Hit by DDoS Attacks From Western Europe, North America

The Russian Defense Ministry said a total of 7 denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks were carried out against its website on Thursday during the final vote on the names of new types of weaponry. “The site of the Russian Defense Ministry during the final Read More …

Exercise TOXIC DAGGER – the sharp end of chemical warfare

40 Commando Royal Marines and The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have staged the UK’s biggest annual exercise to prepare troops for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) operations. Exercise TOXIC DAGGER is supported by Dstl, along with Public Read More …

Britain prepared to use air strikes or send in troops as retaliation against future cyber attack

Britain could launch military retaliation such as air strikes against a future cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has suggested. Sir Michael Fallon warned potential attackers that a strike on UK systems “could invite a response from any domain – air, Read More …

HMS Queen Elizabeth is ‘running outdated Windows XP’, raising cyber attack fears

Fears have been raised that Britain’s largest ever warship could be vulnerable to cyber attacks after it emerged it appears to be running the outdated Microsoft Windows XP. As HMS Queen Elizabeth left its dockyard for the first time to begin sea trials, it Read More …