The New Reality of Cyber War

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The June 2012 report by New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger that the Stuxnet cyber worm was only part of a broader operation, Olympic Games, launched against Iran by the United States and Israel affirmed what many suspected: cyber attack is not a distant theoretical probability. (1) Stuxnet was the first alleged identified instance of weaponised computer code or malware employed as a ‘use of force’. But it was not alone. Two other targeted computer viruses...
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