Inside Cyber Warfare

Inside Cyber Warfare

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Provides information on the ways individuals, nations, and groups are using the Internet as an attack platform.

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Carr, a cyber-intelligence consultant, offers an intriguing look at hacking, cyber-security and cyber-warfare and provides an overview for policy makers and others on the current capabilities of state sponsored and private attackers and government and corporate security measures. The volume covers topics such as threat assessment, the effects of non-state hacking, the legal status of cyber-warfare, cyber-attacks as acts of war, international funding of cyber-warfare, weaponizing malware, practical advice for policy makers, and information warfare frameworks. The book also includes a country-by-country assessment of cyber-warfare capabilities. Numerous illustrations and screenshots are provided throughout. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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When the Stuxnet computer worm damaged the Iranian nuclear program in 2010, the public got a small glimpse into modern cyber warfare—without truly realizing the scope of this global conflict. Inside Cyber Warfare provides fascinating and disturbing details on how nations, groups, and individuals throughout the world increasingly rely on Internet attacks to gain military, political, and economic advantages over their adversaries.

This updated second edition takes a detailed look at the complex domain of cyberspace, and the players and strategies involved. You’ll discover how sophisticated hackers working on behalf of states or organized crime patiently play a high-stakes game that could target anyone, regardless of affiliation or nationality.

  • Discover how Russian investment in social networks benefits the Kremlin
  • Learn the role of social networks in fomenting revolution in the Middle East and Northern Africa
  • Explore the rise of anarchist groups such as Anonymous and LulzSec
  • Look inside cyber warfare capabilities of nations including China and Israel
  • Understand how the U.S. can legally engage in covert cyber operations
  • Learn how the Intellectual Property war has become the primary focus of state-sponsored cyber operations

Jeffrey Carr, the founder and CEO of Taia Global, Inc., is a cyber intelligence expert and consultant who specializes in the investigation of cyber attacks against governments and infrastructures by state and non-state hackers.

Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, c2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781449310042
Characteristics: xviii, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


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Sep 10, 2013

This is really a horribly written book, with absolutely nothing on Stuxnet, nor the Israeli unit so famous for hostile hacking (was it called Unit 8200, or Unit 3200?), really just a propaganda/political tract. With an intro by Bush head of DHS, Michael Chertoff (you've been warned!).


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