After surviving numerous devastating wars throughout history, humanity is well acquainted with war in the physical realm.
But we’re still unfamiliar with the concept of cyberwar, except perhaps in movie thrillers.
That’s all about to change.
The military must move from defending against major cyberattacks to deterring assaults by letting enemies know the U.S. is willing to retaliate with its own virtual weapons or military force, a top general said Thursday.
The hackers formerly known as LulzSec has a new target in its sights: Defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The company confirmed an attack yesterday, though so far it’s not clear that it means anything.