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24 May 2009

U.S. Cyberattack Console Aims to Turn Grunts into Hackers

from Danger Room by Noah Shachtman

The U.S. military is putting together a suite of hacking tools that could one day make breaking into networks as easy for the average grunt as kicking down a door.

That’s the word from Aviation Week, which snuck an unusual peek inside a “U.S. cyberwarfare attack laboratory.” There, researchers are building a “device” that would “weaponiz[e] cyberattack for the non-cyberspecialist, military user.”

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