U.S. Cyber Counterattack Plans: Bomb ’em!

We’ve all heard of Google bombing, well the US Government seems to take the expression sort of literally…

U.S. cyber counterattack: Bomb ’em one way or the other

National Cyber Response Coordination Group establishing proper response to cyberattacks

If the United States found itself under a major cyberattack aimed at undermining the nation’s critical information infrastructure, the Department of Defense is prepared, based on the authority of the president, to launch a cyber counterattack or an actual bombing of an attack source.

It’s almost funny … except for the fact that such an overreaction is so possible.

Source: U.S. cyber counterattack: Bomb ’em one way or the other

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