Introduction to Cyber-Warfare

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare

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Introduction to Cyber-Warfare: A Multidisciplinary Approach, written by experts on the front lines, gives you an insider's look into the world of cyber-warfare through the use of recent case studies. The book examines the issues related to cyber warfare not only from a computer science perspective but from military, sociological, and scientific perspectives as well. You'll learn how cyber-warfare has been performed in the past as well as why various actors rely on this new means of warfare and what steps can be taken to prevent it. Provides a multi-disciplinary approach to cyber-warfare, analyzing the information technology, military, policy, social, and scientific issues that are in play Presents detailed case studies of cyber-attack including inter-state cyber-conflict (Russia-Estonia), cyber-attack as an element of an information operations strategy (Israel-Hezbollah, ) and cyber-attack as a tool against dissidents within a state (Russia, Iran) Explores cyber-attack conducted by large, powerful, non-state hacking organizations such as Anonymous and LulzSec Covers cyber-attacks directed against infrastructure, such as water treatment plants and power-grids, with a detailed account of StuxentThey observed that the hackers used files such as Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), and Microsoft Word ... a simple command-and- control server or even a proxy thereto, but were rather using popular Web sites such as Yahoo! ... Mail. Using this communication with Yahoo! Mail, the infected computer periodically used a particular e-mail account to ... He identified information, apparently from embassies belonging to countries such as Australia, Japan, Iran, and India.


Title:Introduction to Cyber-Warfare
Author: Paulo Shakarian, Jana Shakarian, Andrew Ruef
Publisher:Newnes - 2013-05-16
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