Cyber Warfare http://kunc.org en Army Looks To Schools To Find The Next Cyberwarriors http://kunc.org/post/army-looks-schools-find-next-cyberwarriors You can literally see rockets when you drive into Huntsville, Ala., also known as the "Rocket City." NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center is here, along with scores of aerospace and defense contractors. The city also has one of the largest fully digital school districts: 24,000 Huntsville City Schools students use laptops or tablets instead of textbooks.<p>All of this partly explains the new cybersecurity class at Grissom High School. Huntsville City Schools and U.S. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:59:00 +0000 Dan Carsen 49487 at http://kunc.org Army Looks To Schools To Find The Next Cyberwarriors Outage Summer: What To Know About The Syrian Electronic Army http://kunc.org/post/outage-summer-what-know-about-syrian-electronic-army In the latest hacking that brought down <em>The New York Times </em>on Tuesday, <a href="https://twitter.com/mattjay/status/372453080094109696">evidence points to</a> the activist group of hackers known as the Syrian Electronic Army. This group also <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ask-the-post/wp/2013/08/15/editors-note/">took out The Washington Post briefly last week</a> and has used phishing attacks to take control of NPR.org and other national news organizations in previous months. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:32:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48931 at http://kunc.org Outage Summer: What To Know About The Syrian Electronic Army Click Here For 'The New York Times' While It's Being Hacked http://kunc.org/post/click-here-new-york-times-while-its-being-hacked <em>The New York Times</em>' website isn't working for us, and many other users, again this morning. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/08/27/216190921/outage-summer-what-to-know-about-the-syrian-electronic-army" target="_blank">As All Tech Considered reported Tuesday evening</a>, the <em>Times</em> appears to be the victim of another hacking by the Syrian Electronic Army — a pro-Assad organization that has previously taken over the websites of other U.S. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:28:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48908 at http://kunc.org Click Here For 'The New York Times' While It's Being Hacked The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For http://kunc.org/post/next-disaster-scenario-power-companies-are-preparing In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid.<p>But there is one disaster scenario for which the power companies are still unprepared: a massive attack on the computer networks that underlie the U.S. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 06:57:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 48365 at http://kunc.org The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For Retired General Defends Himself Amid Leak Reports http://kunc.org/post/retired-general-defends-himself-amid-leak-reports Retired Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the U.S. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:36:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 46444 at http://kunc.org Retired General Defends Himself Amid Leak Reports