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Cyber-physical attacks: A growing invisible threat

Cyber-physical attacks: A growing invisible threat

Loukas, George (2015) Cyber-physical attacks: A growing invisible threat. Elsevier Inc., Waltham, MA, USA. ISBN 9780128012901

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Abstract

Cyber-Physical Attacks: A Growing Invisible Threat presents the growing list of harmful uses of computers and their ability to disable cameras, turn off a building’s lights, make a car veer off the road, or a drone land in enemy hands. In essence, it details the ways cyber-physical attacks are replacing physical attacks in crime, warfare, and terrorism. The book explores how attacks using computers affect the physical world in ways that were previously only possible through physical means. Perpetrators can now cause damage without the same risk, and without the political, social, or moral outrage that would follow a more overt physical attack. Readers will learn about all aspects of this brave new world of cyber-physical attacks, along with tactics on how to defend against them. The book provides an accessible introduction to the variety of cyber-physical attacks that have already been employed or are likely to be employed in the near future.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: cyber-physical attacks, cyber security, physical-cyber attacks, cyber-physical system security, side-channel attacks, vehicle security, internet of things,
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Computing & Information Systems
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 13:58
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14953

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