April 23, 2010
Is the US contributing to the militarization of cyberspace? Cyberwar...
a conflict without foot soldiers, guns, or missiles.
Instead the attacks are launched by computer hackers. Digital spy
rings. Information thieves. Cyberarmies of kids, criminals,
terrorists - some backed by nation states.
But is cyber war really a threat?
Can cyber war actually cripple the
Or is the language just sturm und drang spun up by a
coalition of major arms manufacturers, the Pentagon, and Internet
security firms allied with China bashers aimed at launching a new
Cold War in Asia?
China has been accused of hacking into,
well as stealing information from major U.S. arms maker Boeing and
the Japanese firm Mitsubishi.