QOTD - Stuxnet & the genie in the bottle

Once the genie was out of the bottle with Stuxnet then it was always going to be a case of we must have our own variant or we will get left behind.

I think what people are missing is military theory. Sun Tzu, the ancient Chinese military general, said that 'to subdue the enemy without fighting is the essence of skill', and [Carl von] Clausewitz said 'war is the continuation of policy by other means', and cyberspace is perfect for those ideas. It allows you to do something better with another tool...
-- Commodore Patrick Tyrrell

Src: State-sponsored cyber espionage projects now prevalent, say experts | Technology | guardian.co.uk

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