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Al-Qaeda Seeks Cyber-Attack Skills, U.S. Official Says

“Al-Qaeda operatives are seeking the capability to stage cyber attacks against U.S. networks, the intelligence chief of the U.S. Cyber Command said.

While it’s ‘accurate today,’ that the terrorist group isn’t close to having such a capacity, ‘how fast that can change is my concern,’ Rear Admiral Samuel Cox said at a conference yesterday in Arlington, Virgina.”

Source: Al-Qaeda Seeks Cyber-Attack Skills, U.S. Official Says – Businessweek