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The Hacker and the State

Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics

  • Introduction
  • I. Espionage
    • 1. Exploiting Home-Field Advantage
    • 2. Defeating Encryption
    • 3. Building a Backdoor
    • 4. Strategic Espionage
    • 5. Counterintelligence
  • II. Attack
    • 6. Strategic Sabotage
    • 7. Targeted Disruption
    • 8. Coercion
    • 9. Testing and Demonstration
  • III. Destabilization
    • 10. Election Interference
    • 11. Exposure
    • 12. Theft, Ransom, and Manipulation
    • 13. Widespread Disruption
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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