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U.S. Airport Computer Outage At Customs — Was It Another Russian Hack?

by Anura Guruge


Click image to access CNN original. Google for more.

To a professional cynic such as I, with a 40-year background in computers, this outage appears ‘suspicious’. Yes, it could have just been excessive load given the volume of folks arriving back home after the holidays. But, we probably have seen busier days.

Tensions on the ‘Cyber Cold War’ are extremely high and heated.

Taking down customs would have been a nice coup.

I dread that we will see escalating cyber-wars that will cripple the Internet and cause huge disruptions.

I hope this was not a Russian hack. But we need to be really vigilant. I don’t want the Internet crippled. {SMILE}

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by Anura Guruge

Serious Cyber War, Ahead Of Election, Possibly Backed By Russia, Is Getting V. SERIOUS (& Ugly).

by Anura Guruge

This from today, Friday, October 21, 2016.

18 days ahead of the election.

This looks like a trial run, a warm-up.



Click to access “USA Today” original from October 21, 2016. Google for many, many more.

As an ex-networking professional this, a large-scale attack on the Internet, is something I have worried about for a long time.

Yes, ‘they’ could cripple LARGE parts of the Internet. That could be serious.

Suddenly finding out that the Internet has gone BLACK.

This is SCARY.


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by Anura Guruge