Unleashing the Dogs of Cyberwar on Iraq

“This time around, many observers predict that the U.S. will also deploy viruses, government-trained hackers, and special electromagnetic pulse bombs to knock out Iraq’s computers and other sensitive electronic equipment. But if the U.S. wants to cut off Iraq’s access to the Internet, it need only give a nod to operators of a satellite farm in the woods west of Atlanta, or to a similar facility in the English countryside.|An analysis of network records and routing patterns shows that Iraq’s only Internet service provider, the State Company for Internet Services (SCIS), appears to send and receive nearly all of its traffic over satellite hookups provided by Atlanta International Teleport of Douglasville, Ga., and by SMS Internet of Rugby, Warwickshire.” —Unleashing the Dogs of Cyberwar on IraqSalon)