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The U.S. Unleashes Its Cyberweapons

Jul 5, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
An executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump has shifted the focus of the Pentagon's cyberwar doctrine from defense to offense.

Cyberwar tactics used by the United States will likely shift to a more offensive posture under a directive signed by President Donald Trump.

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In announcing a cyberattack in retaliation for Iran's kinetic attack on a U.S. drone, the United States has announced to the rest of the world that it will make full use of its cyberspace capabilities and will carry out offensive operations if need be. So with a click of the mouse, the United States has shown that it is now willing to take the gloves off in cyberspace....

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