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Is Russia Targeting Key Internet Arteries?

Taking cyber warfare to a new level, U.S. military officials are concerned that Russia plans to cut undersea cables that carry nearly all global Web communications in times of conflict. “The issue goes beyond old worries during the Cold War that the Russians would tap into the cables,” The New York Times reports. Now, “The ultimate Russian hack on the United States could involve severing the fiber-optic cables.”


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