Governments, IOC and UN hit by massive cyber attack

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    BBC News - Governments, IOC and UN hit by massive cyber attack
     
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    Uncle Ferd says its prob'ly Chinese or Mooslamic terrorist hackers...
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    Computer-based attacks emerge as threat of future, general says
    Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - The general in charge of U.S. cyberwarfare forces said Tuesday that future computer-based combat likely will involve electronic strikes that cause widespread power outages and even physical destruction of thousand-ton machines.
     
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    Chinese hackers engaging in industrial spying...
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    Chemical, military firms hacked: report
    Wed, Nov 02, 2011 - ‘POISONIVY’: A Symantec report said the attacks appeared to be industrial spying and were traced to a computer system owned by a Chinese man in Hebei Province
     
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    Fighting smarter so we don't have to fight harder...
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    Drones, computers new weapons of U.S. shadow wars
    17 June`12 WASHINGTON (AP) – After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
     
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    MI5 issues cyber attacks warning...
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    MI5 fighting 'astonishing' level of cyber-attacks
    25 June 2012 - Jonathan Evans admits some threats might be "dogs that don't bark"

     
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    Iran lashes out after Stuxnet...
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    Hackers in Iran responsible for cyberattacks
    October 12, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities believe that Iranian-based hackers were responsible for cyberattacks that devastated Persian Gulf oil and gas companies, a former U.S. government official said. Just hours later, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the cyberthreat from Iran has grown, and he declared that the Pentagon is prepared to take action if American is threatened by a computer-based assault.
     
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    Ground rules for use of cyberwarfare...
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    Obama signs directive on use of cyber warfare
    11/14/12 - The White House has, for the first time, laid out specific ground rules for how and when the U.S. military can carry out offensive and defensive cyber operations against foreign threats.
     
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    Obama gonna issue executive order to stop cyber attacks...
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    Sources: White House to issue cybersecurity order Wednesday
    2/11/13 - The White House is poised to release an executive order aimed at thwarting cyberattacks against critical infrastructure on Wednesday, two people familiar with the matter told The Hill.
     

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