NotPetya: Is cyberwarfare in full flow?

David Emeka Ogbogu #TheOtherNarrative

This week has seen both the U.K. and the U.S. accuse Russia of being behind NotPetya, “the most destructive and costly cyberattack in history” that ripped through state and private sector organisations primarily in the Ukraine. Britain’s foreign office warned that “it will not tolerate malicious cyber-activity” while the White House press Secretary Sarah Sanders made similar thinly veiled threats, …

Flawed cyber security: Just how ‘we’ like it

David Emeka Ogbogu World Politics

After a cyber-surveillance leak or cyber hack, breakdowns on how such an intrusion has taken place alongside an assessment of potential future issues on cyber security dominate discussion. Although this is a noble and imperative thing to do, the blunt reality is that the ability to infiltrate, intercept and exfiltrate information is at the heart of a global multibillion pound …