This book presents a data-driven message that exposes the cyberwar media campaign being directed by the Pentagon and its patronage networks. By demonstrating that the American public is being coerced by a threat that has been blown out of proportionamuch like the run-up to the Gulf War or the global war on terrorathis book discusses how the notion of cyberwar instills a crisis mentality that discourages formal risk assessment, making the public anxious and hence susceptible to ill-conceived solutions. With content that challenges conventional notions regarding cyber security, Behold a Pale Farce covers topicsaincluding cybercrime; modern espionage; mass-surveillance systems; and the threats facing infrastructure targets such as the Federal Reserve, the stock exchange, and telecommunicationsain a way that provides objective analysis rather than advocacy. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with the recent emergence of Orwellian tools of mass interception that have developed under the guise of national security.... InternetCrime Complaint Center (IC3), April26, 2011, http://www.ic3.gov/media/ 2011/ChinaWireTransferFraudAlert.pdf. ... 31MarkHachman, a PlaystationHacktoCostSony$171M, a PCMag.com, May 23, 2011, http://www. pcmag.com/article2/0 ... 40 aCoordinated ATM Heist Nets Thieves $13M, a Brian Krebs, August 26th, 2011, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Behold a Pale Farce|
|Author||:||Bill Blunden, Violet Cheung|
|Publisher||:||Trine Day - 2014-04-01|