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Thu Aug 14, 2014, 04:17 AM

Cyber war program ‘MonsterMind’ could ignite accidental conflicts, warns Edward Snowden

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/13/cyber-war-program-monstermind-could-ignite-accidental-conflicts-warns-edward-snowden/



Cyber war program ‘MonsterMind’ could ignite accidental conflicts, warns Edward Snowden
By Reuters
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 13:06 EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A developing U.S. cyber security program would not only hunt down and halt potential computer attacks but also strike back without staff oversight, according to former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden.

In an interview with WIRED magazine made public Wednesday, Snowden said the program – MonsterMind – could hurt countries caught in the middle as hackers could disguise the origin of their attacks by routing them through computers in other nations.

“These attacks can be spoofed,” Snowden told the magazine. “You could have someone sitting in China, for example, making it appear that one of these attacks is originating in Russia. And then we end up shooting back at a Russian hospital. What happens next?”

It could also potentially start an accidental war, he said.

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SamKnause Aug 2014 #1

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Thu Aug 14, 2014, 04:30 AM

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Thank you Anonymous.

Thank you Edward Snowden.

Thank you Glenn Greenwald.

Thank you Julian Assange.

Thank you WikiLeaks.

Thank you Chelsea Manning.

Thank you Daniel Ellsberg.

Thank you to all the brave whistleblowers and justice seekers !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It has never been more evident, that the world is in deep shit.

The common men and women of the world need all the help they can get to fight these tyrannical governments that have infested the globe !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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