TimWalshat July 21,2015 I think, in terms of the invisible hacker war - it think it is something that at the present can occur between nations because of the lack of international laws regarding cybercrime as well as the fact that attribution can sometimes be tricky. Also, I think a lot of senior government officials are reluctant to start any kind of "traditional" conflict over something intangible, event when that intangible thing is very serious.
I absolutely think there is a huge cultural aspect to China's hacking for nationalism. However it is interesting how they sort of have to walk this line between being proud that they did it while simultaneously denying it to the international community.
arautat July 21,2015 If individuals start hacking into other countries infrastructures for nationalism, but are not sponsored or funded by their nation; are the host nation held accountable ? What if someone from another country immigrates to USA, becomes naturalized citizen of USA, and starts attacking infrastructure in china? It is not as simple as media makes it out to be.
randerson0at July 21,2015 This video isn't that old; it looks like it is from 2011. I wonder if some of the patriotic sentiment has changed over there. I have never thought of the Chinese having pride for their government because it can be so controlling. I always thought the government had to hire and train their hackers, but this video makes it sounds like they just do it out of pride for their country.
hpasekovat July 22,2015 Hacking into somebody else’s computer system is a crime. It seems like the government is hiring criminals to protect its systems. How can one trust such a person that the computer system is secured. On the other hand, only a hacker knows how other hacker could penetrate a computer system.
zsesayat September 05,2015 This is sad for someone to think he controls the world by disturbing the peace of others. This is really insane. I wonder what was done to him after they found out