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Saturday, August 31, 2013

FBI Warns of Cyber-Attacks After Bombing of Syria

I've noted elsewhere today the NYT in its news coverage finally today (after it's too late) running some tough, and prominently featured, pieces of the risks of an air attack on Syria (the day after its public editor criticized its coverage).   A third piece today warns concerns about widespread cyber-attacks in the U.S.,  worries about actions by Syrians in the U.S., and Iran or Syria hitting Israel--among other things. 
The government has warned federal agencies and private companies that American military action in Syria could spur cyberattacks, the officials said. There were no such alerts before previous military operations, like the one against Libya in 2011.

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