U.S. spy agencies mounted 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011

U.S. intelligence services carried out 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011, the leading edge of a clandestine campaign that embraces the Internet as a theater of spying, sabotage and war, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Washington Post.

That disclosure, in a classified intelligence budget provided by NSA leaker Edward Snowden, provides new evidence that the Obama administration’s growing ranks of cyberwarriors infiltrate and disrupt foreign computer networks.

via U.S. spy agencies mounted 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011, documents show – The Washington Post.

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