The emergence of the ‘cyber cold war’

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“‘Nothing’s blown up’ is the old school way of thinking,” said Dave Aitel, a former scientist at the National Security Agency. “But I don’t have to blow something up to destroy your country. I just have to reduce trust in your national way of life.”

“I think it’s a cyberwar, and I think we’ve lost a battle,” said Aitel, now CEO of the security consulting firm Immunity.

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