Published on 27 November 2012

Cyber-war clouds gather over China and West

Cyber-war clouds gather over China and West

China has been highly active in cyber-warfare and now finds itself several steps ahead of Western nations. In what is shaping up to be a veritable computer arms race, Europe and the US are in turn developing large-scale offensive capabilities. Global cyber-warfare could be just a mouse click away.

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