Athina Karatzogianni is lecturer in Media, Culture and Society at the University of Hull, UK. She is the author of The Politics of Cyberconfict (2006), Power, Conflict and Resistance: Social Movements, Networks and Hierarchies with Andrew Robinson (2010), and the editor of Cyber Conflict and Global Politics (2009). She is currently writing on cyberconflicts of unrecognised and small states. She is also contributing to work theorising ultraviolent subjectivities in cyberspace, examining conflict analysis and war coverage of crises in global hotspots and exploring the potential of ICTs and network forms of organisation for social movements, resistance and open knowledge production.
This article analyses various cyber conflicts and cyber crime incidents attributed to Russian hackers, such as the Estonian and Georgian cyber conflicts and the ‘Climategate hack’. The article argues that … Read More