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Cyber-War

Monday, June 17, 2013

Michael Joseph Gross talks about the first cyber-war, taking place now. He explains that America’s attempts to stop nuclear proliferation may have unleashed the greater threat of cyber-war. Gross writes in his article “Silent War,” in the July issue of Vanity Fair, that Washington and Tehran are ramping up their cyber-arsenals, enmeshing such high-tech giants as Microsoft, Google, and Apple.

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Cyber War

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Joseph Gross looks at the scope of the raging cyber-war and gives details of what happened at Google during their 2009 attack. He also reveals information on a government-initiated program—Operation Starlight—to combat cyber-attacks. Gross was the first to report on Operation Shady RAT, which cyber-security firm McAfee has just released details of. His article “Enter the Cyber Dragon” appears in the September issue of Vanity Fair. He’s also written a Web exclusive, “Operation Shady RAT—Unprecedented Cyber-espionage Campaign and Intellectual-Property Bonanza.”

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Underreported: Who Was Behind the Stuxnet Worm?

Thursday, March 03, 2011

The Stuxnet virus made headlines when it damaged computers at Iran’s nuclear program. On this week’s Underreported segment, Vanity Fair writer Michael Joseph Gross looks at who could have built Stuxnet and why Israel may not have been behind the computer worm as many initially assumed. Plus, we’ll look at what Stuxnet means for the future of cyber warfare.

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Sarah Palin’s Sound and Fury

Friday, September 17, 2010

Vanity Fair writer Michael Joseph Gross discusses the paradox of Sarah Palin. As the public voice grows louder, she has become increasingly secretive, walling herself off from old friends and associates, and attempting to enforce silence from those around her. Gross’s article “Sarah Palin’s Sound and Fury” is in the October issue of Vanity Fair.

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