Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th May 2012 23:32 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyberespionage operation. The malware, discovered by Russia-based anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, is an espionage toolkit that has been infecting targeted systems in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Sudan, the Israeli Occupied Territories and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa for at least two years. Dubbed 'Flame' by Kaspersky, the malicious code dwarfs Stuxnet in size." Since I'm not particularly well-versed in the subject, maybe someone can answer this question for me: if country A creates a malware infection like this to spy on and/or harm computers in country B, can it be construed as an act of war under existing international law?
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RE[9]: Act Of War
by twitterfire on Wed 30th May 2012 16:22 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Act Of War"
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By ignoring the true evil does today.

Israelis asking children to sign missiles used to kill other children in Lebanon. Massacres in Sabra and Shatila and hundreds and hundreds of others "acts of peace".

US soldiers pissing on dead bodies in Afganistan and hunting civilians in Iraq and Afganistan just for fun. Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo war crimes? And hundreds and hundreds of other "acts of peace".

People are not so stupid to believe what most of media and Hollywood movies shove on their throat. People do think and people o start to inform from other sources also. Internet exists and is harder to cover things on the Internet than it is in traditional media.

The majority of people in EU (I don't know what people living in Asia or Australia or South America do think) dislike what the US and Israel is doing in the last years. They don't support war and crimes. Governments are changing and the Social Democrats and Liberals are slowly replacing Christian Democrats and conservative parties which supported US and Israel.

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