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In global trouble spots, cells of “hacktivists” are waging e-war on rival states You may have missed it, but Pakistan was quietly captured by India this week. The attack, which silenced Islamabad in a matter of minutes, involved that powerful new weapon of war: the unsolicited e-mail. Sent by Indian hackers known only as “sNAkeeYes” and “c0Bra”, the e-mail used an attached virus called Yaha-E to bring down Pakistan`s main government website in the latest politically motivated cyber-attack. They might not know their upper-case letters from their lower, but today`s online activists certainly know how to disrupt the enemy. From Beijing to Bethlehem, politically inspired hackers – known as “hacktivists” – are wreaking ever greater destruction using a few simple keystrokes. Full Story

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