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By Peter Lee, Asia Times Online, October 13, 2012
Recently the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee took a meat-ax to Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, and its little brother ZTE in a 60-page report on national-security issues posed by the two companies.
The United States should view with suspicion the continued penetration of the US telecommunications market by Chinese telecommunications companies. Specifically, the committee recommended that the government [....]
Panetta Warns of Dire Threat of Cyberattack on U.S.
By Elisabeth Bumiller and Thom Shanker, New York Times, October 11/12, 2012
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta warned Thursday that the United States was facing the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor” and was increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers who could dismantle the nation’s power grid, transportation system, financial networks and government.
In a speech at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, Mr. Panetta painted a dire picture of how such an attack on the United States might unfold. He said he was reacting to increasing aggressiveness and technological advances by the nation’s adversaries, which officials identified as China, Russia, Iran and militant groups [....]