IMF: Cyber-Militia Flexing Its Muscles?

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IMF attack goal said to be network ‘insider presence’

‘It was a targeted attack,’ says expert who once worked for organization

Reuters, 11  June 2011

Phi Beta Iota: This is interesting on two levels.  First, all instruments of Empire can expect to be attacked; without any central impetus, we anticipate a global cyber-intelligence and penetration network to develop, similar to what has matured for Free/Open Source Software, but with penetration, understanding, and neutralization of as the objective.  A Cyber-Militia, if you will.  Second, no government, no corporation, no international organization, can muster the global intelligence capability needed to be effective in today’s reality–the US Government least of all.  An opportunity is emerging for a multinational decision-support centre and network co-sponsored by a mix of stakeholders who are willing to commit to absolute integrity.  That is all it takes: integrity and a commitment to “The Virgin Truth.”

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