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Malware Messes with the Military

I avoid fighting people that are bigger and better trained than me (which means I'll have to stop fighting my two sons pretty soon). So I would certainly never want to irritate an organization with 3 million people, many of whom are armed, and a huge complement of planes, bombs, tanks and guns.

But that's just what some idiotic hackers are doing by releasing malware aimed at U.S. Defense Department computers.

Fortunately, military defenses kept the attacks from reaching deep into the network, but the malware did infect a range of computers in Afghanistan and elsewhere. If they found the source of these attacks, a little shock and awe is clearly in order.

Posted by Doug Barney on December 04, 2008 at 11:53 AM


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