Saturday, November 22, 2014

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Compromise U.S. Plans

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Compromise U.S. Plans


China and “probably one or two” other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the (NSA) U.S. National Security Agency, said on Thursday.
Testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on cyber threats, Rogers said digital attackers have been able to penetrate such systems and perform “reconnaissance” missions to determine how the networks are put together.
National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Rogers testifies before a House (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing on ''Cybersecurity Threats: The Way Forward'' on Capitol Hill in Washington November 20, 2014.
National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Rogers testifies before a House (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing on ”Cybersecurity Threats: The Way Forward” on Capitol Hill in Washington November 20, 2014.
“What concerns us is that access, that capability can be used by nation-states, groups or individuals to take down that capability,” he said.

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