This is a trend prediction we hate to be right about, but in our set of predictions published on Feb. 2, 2012, “Ongoing stories we’ll see covered in the media,” we included:
“Cyberwarfare: the act of attacking one’s enemies by hacking. It’s happening on both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the US media has reported that China is using cyberwarfare against the US, including corporate espionage, so expect it to spread elsewhere.”
Here’s the New York Times’ take: “U.S. Suspects Iran Was Behind a Wave of
We can add Iran to the list of countries conducting cyberwarfare.
We think coverage of cyberattacks will continue because the number of cyberattacks will continue.