Why bother with an EMP attack when you can manipulate the power grid and disrupt critical infrastructure systems at will? Just imagine controlling water systems – shutting off water in one region, flooding another… Managed chaos from the keyboard! Complete control without firing a shot or using up a nuke…
(Of course the Chinese have also been very active in this enterprise).
(Important: Follow the 4 links, especially Bill Gertz on Clapper’s recent Congressional testimony).
According to the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, the Russian government has set up a special hacker unit to prepare for cyber warfare against the U.S. In a testimony before Congress last week, Clapper said that important infrastructure, including power grids, have already been compromised. “Politically motivated . . . keep reading