Cyber-attacks "bought us time" on Iran: U.S. sources




 
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Cyber-attacks "bought us time" on Iran: U.S. sources
 
June 2nd, 2012  
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Cyber-attacks "bought us time" on Iran: U.S. sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States under former President George W. Bush began building a complex cyber-weapon to try to prevent Tehran from completing suspected nuclear weapons work without resorting to risky military strikes against Iranian facilities, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the program said. Barack Obama accelerated the efforts after succeeding Bush in 2009, according to the sources who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the classified nature of the effort. ...

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