Last night, US TV station CNBC broadcast a documentary entitled “CodeWars: America’s Cyber Threat”, looking at the threat of cyberwarfare, hacker attacks on critical infrastructure and the risk of technology made in China containing spyware.
Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn was amongst those interviewed, who confirmed that US government networks receive thousands of attempted hacker attacks every day, and confirms that on occasion weapons systems plans and critical information has been lost in the assaults.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGrNDD-XIwk&rel=0&w=500&h=311]
The US government isn’t alone in being targeted by attackers of course, we have heard a similar message from British politicians this year, for instance.
But, as Wired magazine…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.