Hackers Utilize Social Media and Stolen IDs to Perform Cyber Attacks

New research suggests that during last year’s five-day war between Russia and Georgia, Russian hackers utilized a combination of hijacked American identities and U.S. software tools to carry out an attack on Georgian governmental web sites. A major issue with cyber-warfare is that current military and international agreements do not yet account for the utilization of new American technologies as weapons.

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