Analysis: Syria, aided by Iran, could strike back at U.S. in cyberspace




 
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August 29th, 2013  
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Topic: Analysis: Syria, aided by Iran, could strike back at U.S. in cyberspace


By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - If the United States attacks Syria, it will be the first time it strikes a country that is capable of waging retaliatory cyberspace attacks on American targets. The risk is heightened by Syria's alliance with Iran, which has built up its cyber capability in the past three years, and already gives the country technical and other support. If Iran stood with Syria in any fray with the United States that would significantly increase the cyber threat, security experts said. ...




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