Letters, Sep. 11, 1995

ONWARD CYBER SOLDIERS

"If war is fought on computers, how long before the military says there is an information gap? Dr. Strangelove is going online." MIKE MCCORMICK Sunland, California YOUR ARTICLE ON CYBERWAR WAS FASCINATING [COVER, Aug. 21]. Much of it may have sounded like sci-fi to the average Joe or Jane, but the concept that someone can reach out and touch you personally through information warfare and alter your life by manipulating bank accounts, credit cards and other records is much more concrete and frightening than war games involving Iranian hackers. RICHARD R. TAMESIS Omaha, Nebraska Via America Online

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