What Are Cyber Wars?

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A rapidly growing, invisible 21st century threat that can affect all of us.

  • Cyber attacks have the potential to paralyse life as we know it. What may sound like an unlikely, apocalyptic warning has already become reality in many places, if only temporarily.
  • We are in the middle of a global cyber war, with countries actively attempting to destabilise one another and corporations battling criminals.
  • Many cyber wars are carried out by state sponsored hacking units, which act as good as the defence forces of countries.
  • In the past, cyber attacks have disrupted essential cancer treatment programs, bank and government websites can be made inaccessible. Crucial infrastructure can be disrupted on state level.
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