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Cyber War's 1st wave cripples Iran missile system! Now we can blame launching nukes on hacks

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posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 02:45 PM
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www.timesofisrael.com...

NOTHING IS IMPENETRABLE:' US cyber attack on Iran exploited flaw in heavily-guarded network

29 June 2019 6:56am




Assault that crippled Revolutionary Guard missile system result of massive investment in cyber warfare by American military, likely took extensive preparation. A cyber attack on Iranian missile systems claimed by the US last week would have had to exploit a flaw in the heavily-guarded network, experts said. Citing US official sources, American media last week reported that the Army Cyber Command had crippled the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s air defense units that shot down a sophisticated drone on June 20.


This report comes right after Iran shot down a US drone on June 20. Peculiarly also barely a month after Iran scientists just proclaimed they had successfully firewalled their system against Stuxnet-like attacks. (see www.timesofisrael.com...) So much for that!




Think about it.. the possibilities are endless! NUCLEAR strikes will eventually be blamed on being 'HACKED'1




posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 02:56 PM
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a reply to: letni

zero, as the system stands right now... interfering with air defense missiles is wildly different than hacking and launching a nuke, so much more goes into Nuke weapons its not even funny. There is a very good reason that we have people in the silos, it cannot happen unless you flip the people in the silos.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:01 PM
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theres silos on planes?




posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:06 PM
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a reply to: letni


duh... but once again so much goes into prepping an ALCM that a simple hack can NEVER launch one.

I was a Crew Chief on B-52H's involved in a number of NORI's and also ran the Dedicated crew chief program which included taking new DCC's over to the weapon storage area and see how it is done. all the major work that occurs on a Cruise missile is done by hand not by computer, also what computers are used in the prepping are not able to be hacked.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: letni

Well first off, we don't have planes flying around with nuclear weapons on board. So unless they can hack the system, get them loaded, get the aircraft airborne, and then hack them, that's not happening either. The chance of being able to do all that are as close to zero as is possible.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:21 PM
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all nuke systems should be analoge ore by hand … digital its all to hack !
there will never be an protection against an hack !
edit on 2-7-2019 by ressiv because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:26 PM
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a reply to: ressiv

There's a reason that missile silos still use 5 1/4 floppies. And it's not because it's expensive to upgrade.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 05:53 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: ressiv

There's a reason that missile silos still use 5 1/4 floppies. And it's not because it's expensive to upgrade.

Yeah, back in the 80s when I was at Minot as a Missile Launch Officer, people would ask me if someone might be able to hack into the computer system to launch the missiles. I kept telling them that it was a hard cable system that connected computers that still ran on machine language. All of the security code transfer, decision making and launching was done by college graduates with cookies and keys in hand. I imagine that it has been upgraded somewhat since then, but there's also a big component of "if it ain't broke..." at work.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 05:58 PM
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A cyber attack on Iranian missile systems claimed by the US last week would have had to exploit a flaw in the heavily-guarded network, experts said.


"Claimed" is the keyword here. Did it really happen? Iran said no, but who knows.




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