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Pentagon creating teams to launch cyberattacks as threat grows

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March 13, 2013
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“The Pentagon’s Cyber Command will create 13 offensive teams by the fall of 2015 to help defend the nation against major computer attacks from abroad, Gen. Keith Alexander testified to Congress on Tuesday, a rare acknowledgment of the military’s ability to use cyberweapons.

The new teams are part of a broader government effort to shield the nation from destructive attacks over the Internet that could harm Wall Street or knock out electric power, for instance.”

Source:Pentagon creating teams to launch cyberattacks as threat grows – The Washington Post