Question- What two nations conspired and launched a massive cyber attack on energy producing facilities, possibly endangering the entire planet in the process?
The answer is- US and Israel. Two nations that conspired to release Stuxnet & Flame
Flashback to Stuxnet........
4-Stuxnet Struck Russian Nuclear Power Plant
Is NATO going to attack the US for that cyber attack? No
This stance- cyber attacks triggering military response is very dangerous for us all.
A NATO nation, like the US or Israel could launch an attack, blame another nation and wage bloody warfare against that nation- does that sound like anything less then complete psychopathy?
NATO leaders agreed on Friday that a large-scale cyberattack on a member country could be considered an attack on the entire U.S.-led alliance, potentially triggering a military response.
The decision marks an expansion of the organization's remit, reflecting new threats that can disable critical infrastructure, financial systems and government without firing a shot.
"Today we declare that cyber defense is part of NATO's core task of collective defense," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told a news conference.
In 2007, a series of crippling cyberattacks paralyzed much of NATO member Estonia in an apparent response to a dispute over the movement of a Soviet-era war memorial. Most Western experts suspected the Kremlin was responsible but Russia denied it.No mention of Stuxnet in the article- Surprised?
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