The Impossibility of Cyber Attribution



Important to remember that long before today's Russia's hacking hysteria — when so many people in America are 100% sure that Russia tampered with the 2018 election and pulled off a cyber coup to install Trump as President, despite a continued lack of evidence — cyber security contractors would routinely admit the near-impossobility of cyber attack attribution.

Here's Symantec's Eric Chien talking about the Stuxnet virus unleashed by a joint op headed by the NSA and Israel's Unit 8200. Clip comes from Alex Gibney's Zero Days, a great doc about the world's most notorious cyber attack.

—Yasha Levine

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