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Tallinn Manual author: Petya malware attack likely war crime

by Shaun Waterman

Two prominent international law experts think the recent malware worm, if actually tied to Russia, constitutes a violation of the Geneva convention.

U.S. can respond to cyberattacks without showing proof first, legal expert says

by Shaun Waterman

International law says governments who've been cyberattacked don't have to reveal the evidence underlying the response they choose.