North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said on Sunday.
A cyber war globally could cause destruction on the scale of an atomic war and lead to the death of millions, an online expert has warned.
The announcement came amid media reports that Chinese hackers have breached the designs of critical US weapons systems.
Hacker group Anyonmous has claimed it has stolen 15,000 passwords from one of North Korea`s top websites - Uriminzokkiri.com.
The US on Tuesday called for "serious steps" by China to stop cyber-enabled theft.
China said cyberspace needs "rules and cooperation, not war" and refuted allegations as "politically motivated" that country`s military was involved in hacking attacks on US and other foreign targets.
The White House on Wednesday is slated to release a report that would outline the strategy to deal with China’s “unrelenting campaign of cyber-stealing”.
On the outskirts of Shanghai, in a run-down neighbourhood, a People’s Liberation Army base has been built for China’s growing corps of cyber warriors.
A new study conducted at the Oxford Internet Institute says that a cyber war is an unlikely scenario.
A group of Pakistani Internet hackers claim to have infected over 200 Indian websites and said the act was a revenge.
The Pentagon and its NATO allies are looking at how to improve their defenses against cyber war.
The BJP serves a legal notice to Congress party over its website www.bjp.com being directed to AICC.
The Prime Minister`s Office in Bangladesh says it has traced an Indian IP address used for hacking 20 district portals, but acknowledges that the real identity of the hacker could be concealed.
NATO diplomatic sources have claimed that the Chinese have become very active with cyber-attacks.
A British Government report has warned that the country is at risk of being confronted by a series of network-related attacks, the frequency and seriousness of which, cannot be underestimated.
The world needs a treaty to prevent cyber attacks becoming an all-out war, the head of the main UN communications and technology agency warned Saturday.
Warning of a "cyber arms race," a leading Web security firm said that China, France, Israel, Russia and the United States were among countries that have developed "cyber weapons."
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