Jeffrey Carr: Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld (2009)

23 August 2011, dusan

“This book provides details on how nations, groups, and individuals throughout the world are using the Internet as an attack platform to gain military, political, and economic advantages over their adversaries. It explains how sophisticated hackers working on behalf of states or organized crime patiently play a high-stakes game that could target anyone, regardless of affiliation or nationality.Inside Cyber Warfare goes beyond the headlines of attention-grabbing DDoS attacks and takes a deep look inside multiple cyber-conflicts that occurred from 2002 through summer 2009.”

Foreword by Lewis Shepherd
Publisher O’Reilly Media, 2009
ISBN 0596802153, 9780596802158
212 pages


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Athina Karatzogianni (ed.): Cyber-Conflict and Global Politics (2008)

5 July 2009, dusan

This volume examines theoretical and empirical issues relating to cyberconflict and its implications for global security and politics. Taking a multidimensional approach to current debates in internet politics, the book comprises essays by leading experts from across the world. The volume includes a comprehensive introduction to current debates in the field and their ramifications for global politics, and follows this with empirical case studies. These include cyberconflict, cyberwars, information warfare and hacktivism, in contexts such as Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Estonia, the European Social Forum, feminist cybercrusades and the use of the internet as a weapon by ethnoreligious and socio-political movements. The volume presents the theoretical debates and case studies of cyberconflict in a coherent, progressive and truly multidisciplinary way. The book will be of interest to students of cyberconflict, internet politics, security studies and IR in general.

Publisher Routledge, 2008
ISBN 0415459702, 9780415459709
272 pages

Keywords and phrases: LTTE, Hofstad group, virtual sit-in, hacktivism, electronic civil disobedience, cyber-terrorism, cyberwar, Tamilnet, cyberspace, media ecology, Tamil diaspora, Iraq War, blogs, European Social Forum, Hezbollah, Sri Lankan Tamil, Al-Qaeda, Internet, computer networks, Taiwan Strait.

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