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Originally posted by NowanKenubi
reply to post by Hijaqd
Anon didn't attack Sony? I thought it did! How did you know, please?
Originally posted by JacKatMtn
WIth all the high profile cyberattacks recently, one has to wonder if this isn't all part of a grand plan?
(visit the link for the full news article)
Central Intelligence Agency director Leon Panetta told 300 Sacramento Metro Chamber Cap-to-Cap delegates that the next “Pearl Harbor” is likely to be an attack on the United States’ power, financial, military and other Internet systems.
Panetta addressed the Sacramento delegation that includes 43 elected officials and hundreds of business and civic leaders who are in Washington D.C. for the annual program that advocates for the region’s most pressing policy issues. He spoke on Monday, April 19, during the Cap-to-Cap opening breakfast.
“Cyber terrorism” is a new area of concern for the CIA, Panetta said. The United States faces thousands of cyber attacks daily on its Internet networks. The attacks are originating in Russia, China, Iran and from even hackers.
The sponsors of the event include companies with financial stakes in the future of cyber defense — General Dynamics is one — but also companies whose transactions are the lifeblood to the American economy, and who want to foster a greater sense of urgency among the public and policymakers.
In other words, a handful of well-placed corporations stand to make a fortune on the prospect of a cyber attack. In addition, a message will be sent to the Senate warning that it should pass “cybersecurity” legislation (a 2009 Senate bill would have given Obama the authority to shut down the internet).
Originally posted by Evil_Santa
reply to post by Phenomium
Because people make mistakes. Anonymous has a public access IRC channel, and has no issues advertising it everywhere. A federal agent just has to keep a "bot" in there, that's logging everyone's IP address that joins. It just takes one time for a member to forget to turn-up their TOR network, connect via a proxy, or saying something that personally identifies them.. and they're toast.
Originally posted by Firefly_
reply to post by niceguybob
Are you really still under the illusion that this site is genuine? Yes there may be elements here that are free thinking, but it is needle in the haystack of ignorance. This site was targetted and infiltrated years ago.