Sunday, May 13

The Cyberattack on Estonia

Edward Lucas has an article on the cyber attack on Estonia - quite scary stuff really. They've basically forced the Estonians to cut off access to their websites from overseas. Some of this is from angry Russians, but a lot is from botnets, the collections of easily-hacked computers from across the world run by shadowy figures.

This is like the cold war again, except in cyberspace - sending guerrilas to disrupt your enemy without actually sparking a war.

Hat-tip - Cicero's Songs

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