Tag: nsa

DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Jared Serbu Federal News Radio   When it comes to defending the nation’s private networks from cyber attacks, the Defense Department still is mostly in after-the-fact “forensics mode,” the military’s top cyber official told lawmakers Tuesday. The Pentagon sees its job as defending the nation from foreign threats, a view that’s probably not too controversial. […]

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We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

| March 23, 2012 | 2 Replies

Dominic Basulto BigThink.com    Ten years after 9/11, the National Security Agency (NSA) is close to putting the finishing touches on what will be the single biggest spy center in the country. According to James Bamford of WIRED, this new one million-square foot spy complex in the Utah Desert will actually be capable of monitoring, intercepting and […]

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Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

| March 8, 2012 | Reply

Rosa Prince The Telegraph   The Anonymous hacking group may soon have the ability to launch an attack on global power networks, a US official has warned. The claim was immediately rejected by the loosely-linked group of hackers, who accused the National Security Agency of “fear-mongering” after its director, General Keith Alexander, made the claims in […]

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