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When is a cyber attack an act of cyber war?
When is a cyber attack an act of cyber war?

No consensus exists between the U.S. government and cyber security experts as to whether North Korea is responsible for the online dumping of Sony Pictures Entertainment's confidential business data and emails. Even if it could be proven beyond any doubt with uncontestable forensic evidence that this theft is also, in fact, an act of computer hacking, it still wouldn't technically constitute an act of cyberwar -- regardless of the identity of the perpetrator. So then, when would it? About 10 years ago, over dinner in Los Angeles, the late Andrew Breitbart (founder of Breitbart News) said that Islamic terrorists had already attacked the...

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