Cyber War

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Richard A. Clarke warns us of the havoc a cyber attack would wreak on our national security, and explains what cyber war is, how cyber weapons work, and how vulnerable we are as a nation and as individuals to a web of cyber criminals. In Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It, he traces the rise of the cyber age—from the first cyber crisis meeting in the White House a decade ago to the boardrooms of Silicon Valley and the electrical tunnels under Manhattan—and profiles the characters and locations at the center of the battle.


Richard A. Clarke

Comments [8]


For those stupid mac comments go here:

Oct. 24 2010 11:33 AM
Tom from Long island

mr.Clarke said the other day on Fresh Air that the Mac is also vulnerable due its parts bieng outsourced like all the "bombs" cane implanted via the hradware, etc...

Apr. 21 2010 12:41 PM
JS in NYC from Manhattan

Re the previous listener's comment "Use a mac!"......

Can you please ask Mr. Clarke to clarify if macs are also vulnerable to all of these forms of hacking or not? I think it's more common with pc's but I've also heard that it can happen on a mac. What is Mr. Clarke's opinion? thank you.

Apr. 21 2010 12:36 PM
Ben from manhattan

hjs- you are deluding yourself if you think that mac's cannot be used for hacking. They can and are.

Apr. 21 2010 12:35 PM
Sunny from Jersey City

Can you ask him how the military could possibly recruit the best and brightest when it puts soldiers at risk in real war?

Apr. 21 2010 12:35 PM
Ben from manhattan

Is there a way to find out if your computer is being used in a hacking operation? I assume Anti-virus is not enough.

Apr. 21 2010 12:34 PM
hjs from 11211

use a mac!

Apr. 21 2010 12:28 PM
mozo from nyc

Good to hear Mr. Clarke again.

Apr. 21 2010 12:10 PM

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