Monday, July 15, 2013

International Cyber Mercenaries for Hire

The warning over cybermercenaries came in an annual report published by Britain's Intelligence and Security Committee, a watchdog body of senior lawmakers that oversees Britain's spy agencies.

Citing testimony from British eavesdropping agency GCHQ, the report described the mercenaries as "skilled cyber professionals undertaking attacks on diverse targets such as financial institutions and energy companies.

"These groups pose a threat in their own right, but it is the combination of their capability and the objectives of their state backers which makes them of particular concern," it said.

[Armageddon in 3... 2... 1...]

http://m.heraldnet.com/heraldnet/pm_111231/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=EgZCBBKM

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