Cyberattacks could lead to use of nuclear weapons

The world's nuclear weapons may be more vulnerable to cyber attacks than previously thought and could result in an accidental missile launch according to a study released by Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs. The study says that today's nuclear systems were developed in the pre-digital age and that little consideration was given to their vulnerability to malicious hacking and other cyber attacks... Continue Reading Cyberattacks could lead to use of nuclear weapons Category: Computers Tags: Cyberattack Hack Nuclear weapons Security Related Articles: The truth about Satan: Nuclear war in the 21st century Thorium salt reactor experiments resume after 40 years Powerful solar storm could have sparked a nuclear war in 1967 Cold War data reveals impact of nuclear tests on space weather

Cyberattacks could lead to use of nuclear weapons

The world's nuclear weapons may be more vulnerable to cyber attacks than previously thought and could result in an accidental missile launch according to a study released by Chatham ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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Online enemies could sabotage control systems and cause Britain or another nuclear-armed state to launch a strike against another country by mistake, the Chatham House think-tank said. ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Cyber-attack risk on nuclear weapons systems 'relatively high' thinktank

Lack of skilled staff, slowness of institutional change exposes UK and US capabilities, warns Chatham HouseUS, British and other nuclear weapons systems are increasingly vulnerable to cyber ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Guardian.co.uk

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