U.S. Government Warned of 9/11-Like Cyber Attack

Cyber Attacks Ahead

Cyber Attacks Ahead

Is the Internet facing “the cyber equivalent of the World Trade Center attack?” According to a former security chief, the U.S. has already received its “9/11 warning” for a cyber-attack that could take down the banks, power and ultimately cripple the economy. Former U.S. Intelligence Chief John “Mike” McConnell, who served under President Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, told the Financial News the U.S. has already been warned about a huge potential cyber threat that could have a tremendous negative impact on the country. Read the full story at Mashable.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

  • Paula Lynn

    HUmongous need, humongous cost, humongous spend for tax payers not spent 25+ years ago. I would add – Mike, talk to Mitch, but Tory Mitch is tone deaf outside his realm who can just about push the down button on the elevator. What we do not understand, we tend to dismiss.