Saturday, 17 January 2015

New Snowden documents show that Someone at the NSA Must be Having a Right Laugh


Jan 17th 2015, 21:30, by T.C. Sottek


A team of nine journalists including Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras have just published another massive collection of classified records obtained by Edward Snowden. The trove of documents, published on Der Spiegel, show that the National Security Agency and its allies are methodically preparing for future wars carried out over the internet. Der Spiegel reports that the intelligence agencies are working towards the ability to infiltrate and disable computer networks — potentially giving them the ability to disrupt critical utilities and other infrastructure. And the NSA and GCHQ think they're so far ahead of everyone else, they're laughing about it.
We already know that the US is already capable of launching complex digital attacks...
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