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U.S. Defense Chief Warns of 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'

U.S. Defense Chief Warns of 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'

WASHINGTON
October 12, 2012

The United States is facing a possible “cyber Pearl Harbor” carried out by computer hackers that could result in infrastructure damage and loss of life, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.

Calling the Internet a “battlefield of the future” where America’s enemies “can seek to do harm to our country, to our economy, and to our citizens,” Panetta said in a speech Thursday evening that the US Congress must pass cyber security legislation in order to protection the nation.

“Without it, we are and we will be vulnerable,” Panetta said in a speech at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on the Hudson River in New York City.

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ytc's picture

As I mentioned on another thread. . .

the gov must be preparing us to be *awed & shocked*, again, to become even more submissive.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/12/world/panetta-warns-of-dir...

"Panetta Warns of Dire Threat of Cyberattack on U.S."
By ELISABETH BUMILLER and THOM SHANKER
Published: October 11, 2012

** I guess we have to be mentally, physically & spiritually prepared to live WITHOUT DailyPaul during this false-flag operation ;-(

Sounds familiar

the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor.

That was in September 2000.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."