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US Air Force Adds New Weapons To Their Cyber Arsenal
2013-04-09 11:42:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the Stuxnet attack against an Iranian nuclear reactor has shown, modern warfare can be carried out on digital networks as well as on the battlefield. The US Air Force has likely realized this and is now designated six new cyber weapons. And according to Reuters, the Air Force will now use this expanded class of weapons to try to attract extra cash to their weapons budget. In a recent conference held in Colorado Springs,...


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