Hal Berghel: CIA & Cyber-Babble vs. Cyber-Attribution UPDATE 1

On the Problem of (Cyber) Attribution

Is the recent report from the three-letter agencies on the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee evidence-based attribution or attributibabble?

Attitudes and judgments have these biases baked into them. Failing to appreciate this simple fact allows all sundry forms of popular nonsense to remain unchallenged. Such is the case with cyberattribution.

Faith-based attribution is a term used by security specialist Jeff rey Carr to denote nonscientific analysis that leads to untestable attribution to a security incident.

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