Am I missing something?
"It's now becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between attacks on military, communications, financial, civilian or critical infrastructure targets,"
Seems to me if an attempted hack against military infrastructure is detected then it constitutes an attack on a military target. If an attempted hack against financial infrastructure is detected then it constitutes an attack on a financial target. If an attempted hack against....
I suppose many different systems could be targeted at once to hide a real attack amongst the noise. However, common sense tells me it would be wise to make any hack as quiet and as undetectable as possible. Unless of course the motive is to expose the inadequacy of security measures.
In and out without necessarily shaking it all about.