Cyber Pirates

Swashbuckling pirates and sabotage on the high seas have gone digital. Ransomware has replaced the cutlass. In fact, the entirety of modern conflict has evolved into Fifth Generation Warfare with information and perception as its framework. Often referred to as the “Gray Zone” or “hybrid warfare,” the term encompasses cyberattacks, nonviolent economic pressure and disinformation campaigns. 

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