Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Researching Politically Motivated Computer Crimes

The Washington Post provides details of two groups researching politically motivated computer crimes. The article provides some information concerning the Georgian Russian online attacks as well as a discussion about online tactics and the effects of attacks:
"It's unclear who is behind the attacks, however. In some cases, the locations of botnet controllers can be traced, but it's impossible to know whether an attacker is working on the behalf of another organization or government."

A New Breed of Hackers Tracks Online Acts of War

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