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U.S. Not Winning Cyber War (official admits mass data loss)

May 13, 2010, 18:03 (9 Talkback[s])
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"The United States is losing enough data in cyber attacks to fill the Library of Congress many times over, and authorities have failed to stay ahead of the threat, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday.

"More than 100 foreign spy agencies were working to gain access to U.S. computer systems, as were criminal organizations, said James Miller, principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy.

"Terrorist groups also had cyber attack capabilities.

""Our systems are probed thousands of times a day and scanned millions of times a day," Miller told a forum sponsored by Ogilvy Washington, a public relations company."

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