Friday, January 09, 2015

Snowden: Don’t Hack Back - Digits - WSJ

A multifaceted sign of the times

"“When it comes to cyber warfare, we have more to lose than any other nation on earth,” Snowden said, according to a transcript. “The technical sector is the backbone of the American economy, and if we start engaging in these kind of behaviors, in these kind of attacks, we’re setting a standard, we’re creating a new international norm of behavior that says this is what nations do.”

Many current and former U.S. security officials agree. If the Internet becomes a battlefield, they say, the U.S. is so well wired that it would be relatively easy to inflict damage. But there’s less to attack in a country like North Korea."
Snowden: Don’t Hack Back - Digits - WSJ
Post a Comment