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The perfect weapon : war, sabotage, and fear in the cyber age

Author: David E Sanger
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Scribe, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Russia’s tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain’s NHS, cyber has become the weapon of choice for democracies, dictators, and terrorists. New York Times correspondent David E. Sanger takes us from the White House Situation Room to the dens of Chinese government hackers and the boardrooms of Silicon Valley, piecing together a remarkable picture of a world now coming  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Sanger
ISBN: 1911617729 1925713628 9781911617723 9781925713626
OCLC Number: 1052878726
Description: xxiii, 357 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: From Russia, with love --
Original sins --
Pandora's inbox --
The hundred-dollar takedown --
Man in the middle --
The China rules --
The Kims strike back --
Putin's petri dish --
The fumble --
Warning from the Cotswolds --
The slow awakening --
Three crises in the valley --
Left of launch.
Other Titles: War, sabotage, and fear in the cyber age
Responsibility: David E Sanger.

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From Russia’s tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain’s NHS, cyber has become the weapon of choice for democracies, dictators, and terrorists. New York Times correspondent David E. Sanger takes us from the White House Situation Room to the dens of Chinese government hackers and the boardrooms of Silicon Valley, piecing together a remarkable picture of a world now coming face-to-face with the most sophisticated — and arguably most dangerous — weapon ever invented.

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'This encyclopedic account by a Times correspondent traces the rapid rise of cyberwarfare capabilities and warns that ideas about how to control them are only beginning to emerge.' * Read more...

 
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