The Secret History of Cyber War

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When he was relaxing at Camp David in 1983, Ronald Reagan happened to see the film War Games, starring the young Mathew Broderick as a "tech-whiz teenager" who thinks he's playing a computer game. It turns out that the kid has unwittingly hacked into America's real-world defense system, and he almost starts World War III.  President Reagan's reaction to that film begins the new book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, by Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter and author Fred Kaplan, who's currently national security correspondent for Slate.




Warren Olney