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UK becomes first state to admit to offensive cyber attack capability

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September 30, 2013
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“A declaration by Britain that it is developing the capability to carry out offensive cyber attacks against other nations has triggered criticism and astonishment among security experts.
Philip Hammond, defence secretary, said ahead of the Conservative party conference in Manchester that the UK was ‘developing a full spectrum military cyber capability, including a strike capability’. It was the first time any country has made such a sensitive statement in public.”

Source:UK becomes first state to admit to offensive cyber attack capability – FT.com