Doug Bedell — September 21, 2015, 11:31 am

On the Rise, Computer Hacking Now Dubbed ‘Hacktivism’

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Bruce Schneier provides a link to an article by Dorothy Denning on “The Rise of Hacktivism,” or computer hacking. Dr. Denning is Distinguished Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.

“This blending of hacking with activism, known as ‘hacktivism,’ has become increasingly prevalent and is now commonplace,” she writes. “Hacktivism is challenging international affairs, not only because it transcends borders, but also because it has become an instrument of national power.”

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