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Outgoing DHS Secretary warns of Serious Cyber Attack on US horizon

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posted on Aug, 28 2013 @ 08:17 AM
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For the past 3 years we have seen an unprecedented ramp up of control from the government. From Manning and Snowden leaks to the NSA to now the war in Syria, all the pieces are put in place to take away your last freedom with a major cyber and terror attack. The internet. The web has woven its way into you homes via computers ,TV, tablets and smartphones. It has become an integral part of everything that we do and how the nation gets things done. So, what happens when it is gone?

Napolitano had a message to get out there... "The outgoing Homeland Security Secretary has a warning for her successor: A massive and “serious” cyber attack on the U.S. homeland is coming,"

If there is a major cyber attack will the US shut down the internet? It may, by stating it is for the good of all and that this is the major communication line for the factions that caused the incident. Whether they blame it on rogue groups, foreign interests or domestic terror, all they need is a reason and the collective will nod their heads and walk towards the showers. The US has made the collective dependant on them.

By now, we have all gotten the Amber Alerts on our phones. This is how we could be warned. But in the case of an attack on our infrastructure, our ability to communicate will only last as long as the bars on the battery of your phone. Once that is gone, where will you turn for information? Where will you get power from? The breakdown of society would be days not weeks and who comes in the save us? The DHS and FEMA.

The government. They will have control of everything at that point and you will be either with, or against. There have already been leaks from the DHS and DOD that if you are one with alternative views to the government you are a terrorist. They have been cataloguing us for the last 10 years since the last major attack, putting the pieces in place so that when 'it' happens, there is no turning back. The 'hacks' that are occurring to US site and the war we are entering are all indications that something is here and just over the horizon.

More tinfoil worry or is this another warning that something big is coming.

There have been a lot of major posts vacated in the last year. Warnings from military leaders who have moved on and now, the top DHS official.

What are your thoughts on what can happen and do you feel this is the final straw to take control of our lives as citizens?

edit on 28-8-2013 by matafuchs because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 28 2013 @ 09:25 AM
Napolitano is a moron. Even a broken clock is right twice a day, so saying a massive cyber attack will happen is really only a matter of when, not if. If she is so sure of one, why isn't she campaigning for the hardening of key infrastructure? Have someone quantify both the costs to protect the nation compared to the costs that the mentioned attack would cost. I have always felt that the various bailout programs and money would have been better spent on infrastructure improvements and upgrades throughout the country. Even $1 billion would create 20,000 jobs at $50k per year. Imagine what $700 billion could have done?

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