Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has warned of a “large, Armageddon-scale” cyber attack that could “debilitate the entire US infrastructure.”

“Cyber threats to US national and economic security are increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and the severity of impact,” Clapper told the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

“In my 50-plus years in the intelligence business, I don’t recall a time when we’ve been beset by a greater variety of challenges and risks around the world, both regionally and functionally,” he said.

However, he acknowledged that the main concern was the “low to moderate-level cyber attacks” from a variety…


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US facing cyber Armageddon: Clapper… Published on: 10 September 2015 | 8:59 pm


US facing cyber Armageddon: Clapper

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