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When Is a Cyberattack a Use of Force or an Armed Attack?

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A cyberattack involving military or intelligence operations might not rise to the level of a “use of force” under international law. Legal experts generally agree that to qualify as an armed attack, a cyberattack must result in death or a significant degree of injury to persons or physical damage to property.

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Computer  (Volume:45 ,  Issue: 8 )