Pages

Categories

Search

 

The Changing and Terrifying Nature of the New Cyber-Warfare

by
June 6, 2013
Cyberconflict
No Comment

“On the hidden battlefields of history’s first known cyber-war, the casualties are piling up. In the U.S., many banks have been hit, and the telecommunications industry seriously damaged, likely in retaliation for several major attacks on Iran. Washington and Tehran are ramping up their cyber-arsenals, built on a black-market digital arms bazaar, enmeshing such high-tech giants as Microsoft, Google, and Apple. With the help of highly placed government and private-sector sources, Michael Joseph Gross describes the outbreak of the conflict, its escalation, and its startling paradox: that America’s bid to stop nuclear proliferation may have unleashed a greater threat.”

Source: The Changing and Terrifying Nature of the New Cyber-Warfare | Vanity Fair