Russia Calls Off Attack On Georgia – Cyber Attack Continues

Russian president Dmitri Medvedev has called for a end to the conflict in Georgia, declaring that his country has achieved its military goals. But there’s no cease-fire on the Internet.

Weeks before the invasion, there was a cyber attack on many of Georgia’s key government and news Web sites. Unless you’re going to count the code-breakers at Bletchley Park and their ilk, the attacks marks the first time that a shooting war was coupled with a cyberwar,

But even after Russia called for an end to violence, the cyber attack continues: Two of Georgia’s news sites – and — are still down as of 3 p.m. eastern.

Photo from the AP

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