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Re: [ISN] Cyber warfare threat to America cannot be 'overstated', top U.S. intelligence chief warns Congress

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Feb 14 2011 - 09:23:37 GMT
To: isn@infosecnews.org

Forwarded from: Richard Forno <rforno (at) infowarrior.org>

As Marc Maiffret correctly noted in his EEye blog post last night, funny
how these cyberwarfare threats always tend to show up around the RSA
conference......

Scary Night Dragons Fall from Sky
http://blog.eeye.com/general/scary-night-dragons-fall-from-sky

-- rick

On Feb 11, 2011, at 04:47 , InfoSec News wrote:

> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1355596/Al-Qaeda-Cyber-warfare-threat-overstated-warns-US-intelligence-chief.html
>
> By Daily Mail Reporter
> 10th February 2011
>
> America's top intelligence chief warned Congress today that the cyber
> warfare facing the U.S. is increasing in scope and scale.
>
> James Clapper said its impact was difficult to 'overstate' as he
> outlined the threat posed by al-Qaeda and its splinter groups and the
> proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
>
> The Director of National Intelligence was expected to tell the
> Congressional hearing that al-Qaeda was his No1 priority, according to
> U.S. officials.
>
> But he is likely to come under fire over missing the signs of Arab
> revolt in Tunisia and Egypt.
>
> Clapper will face tough questioning about the toppling of the Tunisian
> leader and the major threat to Egypt's President Mubarak - two U.S
> allies.
>
> [...]
>
>
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