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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