Russia has long been a whispered frontrunner among capable nations for performing sophisticated network operations. This perception is due in part to the Russian government’s alleged involvement in the cyber attacks accompanying its invasion of Georgia in 2008, as well as the rampant speculation that Moscow was behind a major U.S. Department of Defense network compromise, also in 2008. These rumored activities, combined with a dearth of hard evidence, have made Russia into something of a phantom in cyberspace.
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1 Markoff, John. “Before the Gunfire, Cyberattacks”. The New York Times 12 August 2008. Web. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/13/technology/13cyber.html
2 Knowlton, Brian. “Military Computer Attack Confirmed”. The New York Times. 25 August 2010. Web. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/26/technology/26cyber.html
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