The first observation is that vast bulk of the growing wave of hacking going on is economic.  It’s a transfer of wealth from those that have it to those that have the technical chops to take it (it’s a process that’s very similar in nature to what global financial elites are doing to the rest of us — with similar levels of complexity and secrecy).  James Fallows came to roughly the same conclusion in his recent column in the Atlantic magazine.   This is the bleeding elephant in the room.  The transfer of wealth being accomplished this way is massive and growing daily.

Excerpt from an intriguing article about the future of global cyber warfare from a John Robb’s blog Global Guerrillas that I’ll be spending more time reading in the future.