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2011-03-11 05:55:00

The United States has become concerned with China's growing capabilities in cyber-warfare and intelligence, according to a top official with National Intelligence on Thursday. James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence told the Senate Armed Services Committee that "the Chinese have made a substantial investment in this area, they have a very large organization devoted to it and they're pretty aggressive." "This is just another way in which they glean information about us and collect...

2010-04-16 10:56:40

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) met Thursday with the man nominated by President Obama to become the first head of a new military cyber-command division, moving forward with his confirmation despite the lack of details on how the organization will work or what authority it would have to deal with offensive or criminal activity on the Internet. The Senate committee interviewed Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, who has been in charge of the National Security Agency (NSA) since...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.