Cyberattacks are about to carry even more weight, with the United States and Australia expected to include them in a mutual defense treaty.
The two nations will declare the cyber realm to be part of the 60-year-old treaty tomorrow, Reuters reports. The inclusion will mean that a cyberattack on one country could lead to a response by both.
"We will be releasing a joint statement saying that the ANZUS treaty applies to cyberspace," Reuters quoted a senior U.S. defense official as saying of the rare move.
The Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty, signed in 1951, … Read more