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Clear and present danger from cyberwarfare

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posted on Jun, 25 2009 @ 07:13 AM
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Pentagon approves creation of cyber command
www.reuters.com...

The United States has said many attempts to penetrate its networks appear to come from China but it has stopped short of accusing Chinese authorities of being responsible.



We also know that foreign governments are trying to develop offensive cyber capabilities," he added, saying more than 100 foreign intelligence services were trying to hack into U.S. networks.


UK Cyber Security Strategy 2009 - Last updated 25 June 2009.
www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk...
www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk...

The UK’s first Cyber Security Strategy being launched today will help the Government re-shape the way we respond to these challenges swiftly and effectively.


BT network 'vulnerable to Chinese attack'
www.theregister.co.uk...

"Spy chiefs have reportedly briefed ministers that Huawei hardware bought by BT could be hijacked by China to cripple the UK's communications infrastructure....In 2005 the Chinese firm [Huawei] won contracts to provide access nodes and optical equipment for the core of the new [BT] network."


February 2008 - The failed takeover bid of U.S. computer communications maker 3Com by [Huawei] a Chinese military related company.
www.newsmax.com...

According to the above article "The Chinese company, Huawei, was directly linked by several intelligence reports to supplying air defense and communications networks to Saddam Hussein and the Taliban."

"Secretary of Defense Robert Gates revealed that he was completely in the dark about the deal. The admission by Gates echoed similar confessions by the Pentagon top brass that they also were unaware of the buyout.

The Defense Department and the U.S. intelligence agencies were surprised by the proposed deal and had to scramble in order to get it reviewed for national security reasons."


Irancell Confident With Huawei Partnership
www.telecomsinsight.com...




posted on Jun, 25 2009 @ 07:52 AM
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The US Government wants to hire the hackers that the Hollywood movie people always show, they seem good at hacking into military computers, I'm sure if they hire them they can build a defence up to stop those no good chinese hackers.



thought America knew all, apparently not. Gary McKinnon showed the world the US Cyberdefences were sh*te and now everyones jumping on the bandwagon on attacking the US web net.



posted on Jun, 25 2009 @ 08:39 AM
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Simple.

Move the people from the US agencies who hack the rest of the worlds computers,over to security.

There problem solved.





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