Grownups in the room?
If they had said [foo] did it, commentards would naturally question how they know and whether there was an Agenda underlying the pointing finger.
Can we infer any such thing from the absence of specific accusations?
Iran claims to have staved off a major cyber attack on its national infrastructure, a couple of months after the Middle Eastern theocracy was blamed for real-world assaults on two Saudi oil refineries. "We recently faced a highly organized and state-sponsored attack on our e-government infrastructure which was successfully …
Well, unplugging from the Internet is just about the most absolute* defense you can have.
Except they've already found out that isn't entirely effective. The article alluded to Stuxnet which was developed specifically to get around such situations.
*Are there degrees of absolute? If so, how are they graded and what are the penultimate and antepenultimate defenses available? What would be more absolute than isolation? Immolation?
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