When’s the Best Time to Launch a Cyberattack?

This article was originally posted on RealClearScience.

Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence program that develops cyberweapons. And let’s further imagine that you’ve developed a pretty cool computer virus that steals money from people’s bank accounts, and you’re really itching to try it out against somebody, say, Mr. Wonderful from Shark Tank. When’s the best time to deploy your little bundle of digital joy? Continue reading