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We should be worried about mercenaries when it comes to malware, Russian botnets, and the like.

In the case of the Chinese government, I believe the bigger problem is patriots. They honestly believe that they are doing the Right Thing. So did the people who wrote Stuxnet.

Just to be clear, Stuxnet is claimed to have been written by the US government/Israeli Government, not by the Chinese.


And my claim is that it was likely written by people who consider themselves patriots, not mercenaries.

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