is the term used by NATO
to describe a form of Internet
iWar is distinct in that, information warfare
pertains to issues of intelligence. Whereas cyber-warfare
, pertain to issues of [https://en.wiktionary.org/extelligence extelligence.] These refer to degrees of sensitivity in military
assets, battlefield communications and satellite
tactical assessments. iWar refers to attacks carried out over the Internet
, that target specific assets within Internet
superstructure, for example: website
s that provide access to online service
iWar has an example in having been conducted by denial-of-service attacks
, using high volume bombardment during information requests, bottlenecking
Internet based computer networking.
iWar in the future
The two trends of increasing vulnerability over the Internet and ease of attack make conflagration of iWar probable.
2008 Russia-Georgian conflict
The 2008 South Ossetia war
heralded the arrival of iWar.