I saw this on CBS news last night (via Skynews) and thought it sounded as if the US is being prepared for a possible (false flag) cyber attack.
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is warning the American people to get ready for a ‘Pearl Harbour cyber attack’ and for a US retaliation!
Here’s one of the links, http://www.newsday.com/news/
nation/leon-panetta-vows- retaliation-for-cyberattack-1. 4108337
There are a couple of other links on Google as well, to the same story.
The evil bastards are determined to wage war on Iran, one way or another.
Leon Panetta vows retaliation for cyberattack
Published: October 12, 2012 9:17 PM
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A pointed warning from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta that the U.S. military will strike back against a cyberattack underscores the Obama administration’s growing concern thatIran could be the first country to unleash cyberterrorism on America.
Panetta’s unusually strong comments Thursday came as former U.S. government officials and cybersecurity experts said the United States believes Iran-based hackers were to blame for cyberattacks over the summer that devastated computer systems of Persian Gulf oil and gas companies.
Unencumbered by diplomatic or economic ties that restrain other nations from direct conflict with the United States, Iran is an unpredictable foe that national security experts contend is not only capable but willing to use a sophisticated computer-based attack.
Panetta made it clear that the military is ready to retaliate — though he didn’t say how — if it believes the nation is threatened by a cyberattack, and he made it evident that the United States would consider a pre-emptive strike.
“Iran is a country for whom terror has simply been another tool in their foreign policy toolbox, and they are a country that feels it has less and less to lose by breaking the norms of the rest of the world,” said Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.
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