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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Weaponized information seeks a new target in cyberspace: Users' minds

https://theconversation.com/weaponized-information-seeks-a-new-target-in-cyberspace-users-minds-100069

 

The Russian attacks on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the country's continuing election-related hacking have happened across all three dimensions of cyberspace – physical, informational and cognitive.

 

The first two are well-known: For years, hackers have exploited hardware and software flaws to gain unauthorized access to computers and networks – and stolen information they've found.

 

The third dimension, however, is a newer target – and a more concerning one.