Cyberwarfare gets real
For nearly a decade, think tanks and government officials in Washington D.C. have wrestled with the question of what cyberwar will look like. This year we found out.
For nearly a decade, think tanks and government officials in Washington, D.C., have been cyberwar will look like.with the question of what
In 2012, we learned the answer: report in June confirmed it., the malware that infected Iran's Natanz plant in a bid to slow the nation's nuclear effort, which was developed by the U.S. and Israel. Security researchers had speculated those governments were the most likely Stuxnet suspects, and a New York Times
Flame, the name given network-sniffing, audio-recording, keystroke-logging malware that infected Iranian oil ministry computers, was report had confirmed it was another U.S.-Israel joint cyberwar effort. A few months later, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the age of cyberwar had begun, saying the U.S. military "has developed the capability to conduct effective operations to counter threats to our national interests in cyberspace."in May. At first, it wasn't entirely clear who was responsible, but by mid-June, a Washington Post