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Cyberwarfare - how likely is it?

Is cyberwarfare a serious threat? When Estonia's digital architecture was hit by cyber attacks in 2007, swamping the websites of the parliament, banks, ministries, newspapers and broadcasters for several days, the country feared for its national security.

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What happened in Estonia, along with viruses such as Stuxnet and Flame, indicate that the threat of cyber war is a real one. At the NATO-accredited "Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence” in Tallinn, experts are researching cyber security, defense education, awareness, and training.