Behold a Pale Farce

Behold a Pale Farce

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This book presents a data-driven message that exposes the cyberwar media campaign being directed by the Pentagon and its patronage networks. By demonstrating that the American public is being coerced by a threat that has been blown out of proportiona€”much like the run-up to the Gulf War or the global war on terrora€”this book discusses how the notion of cyberwar instills a crisis mentality that discourages formal risk assessment, making the public anxious and hence susceptible to ill-conceived solutions. With content that challenges conventional notions regarding cyber security, Behold a Pale Farce covers topicsa€”including cybercrime; modern espionage; mass-surveillance systems; and the threats facing infrastructure targets such as the Federal Reserve, the stock exchange, and telecommunicationsa€”in a way that provides objective analysis rather than advocacy. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with the recent emergence of Orwellian tools of mass interception that have developed under the guise of national security.... InternetCrime Complaint Center (IC3), April26, 2011, http://www.ic3.gov/media/ 2011/ChinaWireTransferFraudAlert.pdf. ... 31MarkHachman, a€œ PlaystationHacktoCostSony$171M, a€ PCMag.com, May 23, 2011, http://www. pcmag.com/article2/0 ... 40 a€œCoordinated ATM Heist Nets Thieves $13M, a€ Brian Krebs, August 26th, 2011, anbsp;...


Title:Behold a Pale Farce
Author: Bill Blunden, Violet Cheung
Publisher:Trine Day - 2014-04-01
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