Have you ever heard of the term "cyber soldier"? If yes, Uncle Sam wants you. There are military hackers who do fascinating work. From defending the nation's critical infrastructure to launching attacks on enemy targets, cyber soldiers get advanced training to conduct cyber warfare, even during peacetime. A cyber soldier's job is to conduct defensive and offensive operations within the military. Defensive operations refer to protecting their network from enemy cyber soldiers conducting off
Ever since the beginning of the Internet Age, the potential to weaponize digital technologies as tools of international aggression has been known. This was exposed by Russia’s 2007 cyber-attack on Estonia, which was widely recognized as the first such act by one state against another. In 2016, NATO officially recognized cyberspace as a field of military operations alongside the more traditional domains of land, sea and air.
The current Russia-Ukraine War demonstrates the next major milestone i
A provocative piece from Vox, explains the current state of the Russian Cyber War. After three weeks of fighting, Russia is beginning to deploy increasingly brutal tactics in Ukraine, including indiscriminate shelling of cities and “medieval” siege warfare. Other elements of its military strategy, however, are conspicuously absent in cyberwarfare. Russia has a history of employing cyberwarfare tactics, which some experts believed could feature prominently in its invasion of Ukraine. The cyber
Humanoid robot called “Jia Jia” was created by a team of engineers from the University of Science and Technology of China and was presented at a conference in Shanghai at the beginning of 2017. Jia Jia can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily lifelike robot heralds a future of cyborg labor in China. This was five years ago and was billed as China’s first human-like robot. 2022 - The Brave New World is in full force.
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