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Pre-emptive cyberattack defense possible, Panetta warns

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta uses stark language to describe a "cyber-Pearl Harbor" that could cripple the nation's power grid, transportation system, financial networks, and government.

By October 11, 2012

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How the hacker bogeyman is coming to get you

commentary U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns of a "cyber-Pearl Harbor." Pardon my sarong, but we've seen this movie before.

By October 16, 2012

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Former spy chief says U.S. has had its cyber '9/11 warning'

Former NSA director tells the Financial Times that a cyberattack could cripple the nation's banking system, power grid, and other essential infrastructure.

By December 2, 2012

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Power utilities claim 'daily' and 'constant' cyberattacks, says report

A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.

By May 21, 2013

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Cyberthieves steal $400,000 from Bank of America

The account -- now frozen -- is used to pay city government workers in Burlington, Wash., via direct deposit.

By October 16, 2012

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'Cyber 9/11' may be on horizon, Homeland Security chief warns

With the possibility of a massive cyberattack hitting the U.S. in the near future, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano urges the government to pass cybersecurity legislation.

By January 24, 2013

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Another U.S. general investigated for 'inappropriate' e-mails

Defense Department is reviewing thousands of pages of e-mails between the commander of forces in Afghanistan and a woman linked to Gen. David Petraeus' resignation last week.

By November 12, 2012

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White House confirms 'spearphishing' intrusion

Official confirms report by veteran Pentagon reporter Bill Gertz saying hackers linked to China's government "broke into one of the U.S. government's most sensitive computer networks."

By October 1, 2012

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Defense Department building its own secure 4G network

The department hopes new network will improve collaboration among separate branches of the military, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says.

By June 27, 2013

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Faulty vest valve blamed for F-22 pilots' hypoxia symptoms

Valve on pressure vests worn at high altitude caused pilots of the jet fighter to experience dizziness, disorientation, and even blackouts for years.

By July 24, 2012