TALLINN - Cyber attacks can push a country to its knees, at least temporarily, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said when delivering a lecture at the U.S. National Defense University in Washington, DC on Aug. 29, reports Public Broadcasting. “The traditional understanding that in order to knock out a country, its territory has to be conquered or army destroyed, isn’t true anymore. Nowadays, the enemy can look past the army altogether – with complicated cyber attacks, the state’s economy and critical infrastructure can at least temporarily be pushed to its knees,&rdq...
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