International conflicts are no longer only being conducted with conventional weapons; cyber warfare is on the rise. There's increasing concern that national elections are being manipulated.
Is death and destruction the only way to do war? Or can it be less graphic, like a cyber attack on air traffic control, or an artificial intelligence bombarding emergency services with fake calls?
The Kremlin has dismissed as "groundless" allegations that Russian-backed hackers have been compromising network devices worldwide. The statements come amid heightened tensions between the two countries and Russia.
Hans-Georg Maaßen said Germany should be ready with its own malware to counter hackers. Meanwhile, the British MI5 chief has warned that IS still posed a threat to Europe despite losses in the Middle East.
The US Treasury has issued new sanctions against Russia in response to what it called "ongoing nefarious attacks." The move targets numerous entities and individuals. The US says Russia also hacked its infrastructure.
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