How a cyberattack could be worse than a nuclear bomb

Jamie McKane

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How a cyberattack could be worse than a nuclear bomb

People around the world may be worried about nuclear tensions rising, but I think they’re missing the fact that a major cyberattack could be just as damaging – and hackers are already laying the groundwork.

With the U.S. and Russia pulling out of a key nuclear weapons pact – and beginning to develop new nuclear weapons – plus Iran tensions and North Korea again test-launching missiles, the global threat to civilization is high. Some fear a new nuclear arms race.

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How a cyberattack could be worse than a nuclear bomb

People around the world may be worried about nuclear tensions rising, but I think they’re missing the fact that a major cyberattack could be just as damaging – and hackers are already laying the groundwork.

With the U.S. and Russia pulling out of a key nuclear weapons pact – and beginning to develop new nuclear weapons

plus Iran tensions and North Korea again test-launching missiles, the global threat to civilization is high. Some fear a new wireless technology arms race.

However, cyber attack too as imminent threat. Think about slowing an entire network system and thinking of the consequences of slower Internet and communication systems.

If you use JioFi or Jio sim to make Internet connection, you may be able to improve the speed of the data service.
https://www.corenetworkz.com/2018/11/fix-slow-jio-4g-internet-connection.html

You can easily recover the forgotten rail app username and password. IRCTC provides facility to recover forgotten username and password. Source: https://www.corenetworkz.com/2018/07/forgot-irctc-rail-connect-login-username.html
If the cyber army of a country breach and destroy the cyber connectivity and net data of the enemies, half the war will be over. Think about a situation where suddenly our phones, Internet, ATM, net banking services, traffic control, electricity, etc.. stops working. We will be helpless and may trigger chaos around the city.
 
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Swa

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Nah, if you made preparations for a doomsday you'll survive the cyberattack. You won't survive the nuclear however.
 

Thor

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World War Three won't be with foot soldiers.
 

genetic

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Yeah, Because cyber attacks cause large scale deaths, cancer and radiation burns.
 

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If the cyber army of a country breach and destroy the cyber connectivity and net data of the enemies, half the war will be over. Think about a situation where suddenly our phones, Internet, ATM, net banking services, traffic control, electricity, etc.. stops working. We will be helpless and may trigger chaos around the city.
I still think a nuclear winter would be worse though.

I do think that this kind of attach could trigger failures at Nuclear sites though which might be just as damaging.
 
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