“plausible deniability”

Steve sent this a while back (I’m behind the times) about the cyberattack on Estonia, Digital Fears Emerge After Data Siege in Estonia.
Reading this now (six weeks after the event) coincides with a student-selected reading on Deception, Betrayal, and Aggression by John Stewart and Carole Logan, p 415-427 (8th Edition, Bridges Not Walls).
A recent story (ten days ago), relates how the EU is responding to the attack: Attack on Estonia puts cyber security on EU agenda. Interestingly, just over one year prior to the attacks, an initiative on internet security was announced: “Launch of CERT Estonia will increase internet security.” Sometimes you gotta wonder if human relations just comes down to a game of chicken.

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