Frontier Former Editor

May 17, 2007

Tom Clancy come true and writ large?

Filed under: big Communist statues, cyberwar, hackers — Frontier Former Editor @ 4:40 pm

Something worthwhile¬†to ponder inbetween bouts of¬†incredulity at Alberto Gonzales’ political survival (something lower than the cockroach) and the continuing existence of Simon Cowell (something only slightly above Alberto Gonzales) . . . .

Ian Traynor in Brussels
Thursday May 17, 2007
The Guardian

Bronze Soldier
Bronze Soldier, the Soviet war memorial removed from Tallinn. Photograph: Timur Nisametdinov/AP

A three-week wave of massive cyber-attacks on the small Baltic country of Estonia, the first known incidence of such an assault on a state, is causing alarm across the western alliance, with Nato urgently examining the offensive and its implications.

The Guardian, 05-17-07

Update: Contrary to The Guardian’s prior assertions, NATO is showing little or no public concern on the matter (here)

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