Iran is recruiting a hacker army to target the U.S. power grid, water systems and other vital infrastructure for cyberattack in a future confrontation with the United States, security specialists will warn Congress Thursday.
“Elements of the IRGC [Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps] have openly sought to pull hackers into the fold” of a religiously motivated cyberarmy, according to Frank J. Cilluffo, director of the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University.
Originally posted by Immune
Here's a brilliant idea...this may just baffle the experts but how about we REMOVE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FROM THE INTERNET. Is it just me or is this just plain silly that this is even a possibility what idiot thought this was a good idea?
Originally posted by benrl
reply to post by Immune
But than how will government employees post on face book?
By Reza Kahlili
Despite the recent declaration by Iran that it does not want a nuclear bomb and statements by regime officials that they are willing to negotiate over the nuclear issue, indications from within Iran signal massive preparation for an all-out war as part of its destiny. Nine years ago a Revolutionary Guards arm, the Holy Defense, published a book, “The Last Six Months,” in which it describes the conditions needed in the last six months prior to the reappearance of the last Islamic messiah.
The book was distributed in the hundreds of thousands to all Guards, Basij and army bases throughout the country. Islam’s Shiites believe their 12th Imam, Mahdi, will reappear at the end of times and kill all the infidels, raising the flag of Islam in all four corners of the world. The book admonishes the military forces that they must be prepared to do their duties during those six months and that there will be many signs to help the faithful to understand the transition, which will center on Iran
. The book, which relies on Islamic hadiths by the Prophet Mohammad and his descendants from centuries ago, describes the 9/11 attacks and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq as signs that the time is near. But it also prophesies much more significant signs that would launch the six-month time frame for the reappearance of Mahdi: an attack on Syria and then an attack on Iran. Both those events are looking increasingly likely as Syria’s Bashar al-Assad continues to murder his own people and Iran continues its quest for nuclear weapons........................................
Originally posted by frazzle
Whoever hacks the US will be the same people currently hacking Iran's nuclear facilities.
False flag coming up?
CISPA cybersecurity bill gets veto threat from Obama I don't really care about party politics here, but there does seem to be a timing correlation.
The White House came out strongly Wednesday against a bipartisan but controversial House bill designed to protect the country's infrastructure from cyberattack, warning that President Barack Obama would veto if it passes in its current form over civil liberties concerns and other worries.
Originally posted by pirhanna
Well, they did hack a military drone...
They probably have a decent cyber-warfare program.
The obvious solution is not to engage in war. duh.edit on 25-4-2012 by pirhanna because: (no reason given)