When a government of one nation possesses the power to affect the citizens of another nation and they use it – that’s an act of war. Or in my opinion it is. Just because the act took place in digital space makes it no less interruptive to the flow of business or the privacy of the citizens of the nation affected.
Hackers acquire Google certificate, could hijack Gmail accounts
Repeat of Comodo affair last March; foreign government may be behind theft, says researcher
Computerworld – Hackers have obtained a digital certificate good for any Google website from a Dutch certificate provider, a security researcher said today.