WASHINGTON: Cyber Pearl Harbor. Sends chills down your spine, doesn’t it? With the enormous national theft undertaken by China from American companies and universities over the last five years it does seem a worrying prospect. And the idea of a cyber Pearl Harbor has become an ingrained tenet of much of the public debate about cyber warfare and hacking, especially in light of persistent and massive cyber espionage by China.

The verdict obviously is still out on this one, but one experienced observer of Russia and China thinks it just isn’t likely. Keep reading →