The lull in offensive IO is over??
- In 2003, Scheuer wrote in "Imperial Hubris" (p. 79) that "the UK
based arabic daily al-Hayat claimed that they have been the victim of
20 US Internet Attacks. As per endnote #59, this claim was made by
al-Hayat on Jan. 19th 2003.
<TITLE>Finger points to British intelligence as al-Qaeda websites are
"Over the past fortnight Israeli intelligence agents have noticed
something distinctly odd happening on the internet. One by one, Al-
Qaeda's affiliated websites have vanished until only a handful
remain, write Uzi Mahnaimi and Alex Pell." (....) One global jihad
site terminated recently was an inflammatory Pakistani site,
www.mojihedun.com, in which a section entitled How to Strike a
European City gave full technical instructions. Tens of similar
sites, some offering detailed information on how to build and use
biological weapons, have also been shut down. However, Islamic sites
believed to be "moderate", remain."
I remember speaking at an INFOWAR conference in early 2001, whereby
one of the other speakers, from NDU I recall, asserted that "We (the
world) is in sort of a lull as far as Information warfare is
I guess that lull is over.