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Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link
Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link

A thought commonly attributed to George Orwell holds that good people can sleep at night only because rough men are awake and ready to protect them. But in the modern world, two other groups are also vital to a sound sleep: software engineers and computer geeks. That's the scary but well-documented thesis of "@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex" by Shane Harris, a deep dive into the world of cyberwar and cyberwarriors. The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks involved planes crashing into buildings; the next could be a surprise shutdown of computer systems that control the U.S. economy and government and much of its military capability. "There is no concept of...

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