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[liberationtech] Is the Cyberwar beginning?

Alex Comninos alex.comninos at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 23:52:51 PST 2013


Threedev,

On 1 February 2013 05:30, Threedev <zerothreedev at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think a Cyberwar would be more like something that took place during
> the Cold War: a whole bunch of aggressive actions that countries took
> against each other and no real fighting really occurred.

Actually FYI the first cyberattack (on a SCADA system, a pipeline),
actually happened during, and in the context of the cold war. I
believe what we would consider these days a trojan, was embedded by
the US in a SCADA system that the Russians then used.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siberian_pipeline_sabotage McGraw also
discusses this in his talk.


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Alex Comninos | doctoral candidate
Department of Geography | Justus Liebig University, Gießen



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