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Report: UK Military Could Be ‘Fatally Compromised’ by Cyberattack

January 14, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
The UK is ‘extremely vulnerable,’ says House of Commons Defense Committee.
 

The British military is heavily dependent upon technology and could be brought to a halt by a cyberattack, according to a report by the House of Commons Defense Committee, published January 9. The committee warned that cyberthreats can evolve “with almost unimaginable speed and with serious consequences for the nation’s security.”

It said it was “concerned that with the armed forces now so dependent on information and communications technology, should such systems suffer a sustained cyberattack, their ability to operate could be fatally compromised.”

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