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Cyber-Warfare On the Table

Rexedgar

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I don’t agree with publicly announcing this capability. If the Russian Federation has the same capability, what is the point of using this weapon. We stop their electrical grid, then they disable ours. These measures need to happen in secret, imo.

“Anything we can do to them, they can do to us,” one U.S. official said.

 

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I don’t agree with publicly announcing this capability. If the Russian Federation has the same capability, what is the point of using this weapon. We stop their electrical grid, then they disable ours. These measures need to happen in secret, imo.

“Anything we can do to them, they can do to us,” one U.S. official said.


It's stupid to tip our hand like that. Don't talk about hitting them. Hit them and then neither confirm nor deny that we did so. God, I grew up post-Cold War and even I know that.
 

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It's stupid to tip our hand like that. Don't talk about hitting them. Hit them and then neither confirm nor deny that we did so. God, I grew up post-Cold War and even I know that.
Did you watch Biden’s presser just now?
 

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No I cannot watch live video at the moment. Was there something major I missed?
No, I heard Biden say, “check back in a month,” to see if the proposed sanctions had any effect. I know the US response is limited, but strength is not what I took away from the presser.
 

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No, I heard Biden say, “check back in a month,” to see if the proposed sanctions had any effect. I know the US response is limited, but strength is not what I took away from the presser.

God. Irrespective of party, we need someone younger in the White House.
 

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It's stupid to tip our hand like that. Don't talk about hitting them. Hit them and then neither confirm nor deny that we did so. God, I grew up post-Cold War and even I know that.
Maybe we should conduct a cyber "training exercise"?
 

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I don’t agree with publicly announcing this capability. If the Russian Federation has the same capability, what is the point of using this weapon. We stop their electrical grid, then they disable ours. These measures need to happen in secret, imo.

“Anything we can do to them, they can do to us,” one U.S. official said.


Yep. Frankly I would not be the least bit surprised if I loss all my froze foods over this. Even miss my Nets play.

This would mean no water, heat, stove for me.

I fully expect this will occur. Maybe this will wake up American to the fact that we are at war and must stand united, in spite of TRump.
 
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