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Anonymous: “Power” in their hands

U.S. Official Signals Growing Concern Over Anonymous Group’s Capabilities

The director of the National Security Agency has warned that the hacking group Anonymous could have the ability within the next year or two to bring about a limited power outage through a cyberattack.

Español: Sello de la NSA English: The seal of ...

Gen. Keith Alexander, the director, provided his assessment in meetings at the White House and in other private sessions, according to people familiar with the gatherings. While he hasn’t publicly expressed his concerns about the potential for Anonymous to disrupt power supplies, he has warned publicly about an emerging ability by cyberattackers to disable or even damage computer networks.

Gen. Alexander’s warning signals a growing federal …

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Wall Street Journal: 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204059804577229390105521090.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

USA Today:

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2012/02/report-nsa-chief-sees-possible-anonymous-hit-on-power-grid/1#.T0MRyjUS1WI

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