The latest globalization trend : Cyber armies

One of Albert Einstein’s most memorable quotes was “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones”. It is year 2011 and we are already receiving hints about what the next war will most likely include, with several nations officially deploying “Cyber Armies”. Back in January 2011 and after a nationwide attack in 2007 from foreign hackers,Estonia announced the “Cyber Defence League”, an online army consisting mainly of volunteers. Several other “unofficial” cyber armies emerged in multiple other nations, such as North Korea and Iran, with several other nations admitting that they are considering recruiting capable programmers, software engineers, computer scientists and hackers to assist with the nation’s online security in case of cyber warfare.

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