The article is long and certainly worth reading, with many links. Below are two comments that capture the hacker view of this initiative.
This Pentagon Project Makes Cyberwar as Easy as Angry Birds
WIRED Magazine, 28 May 2014
Yes, it’s the camo-colored-hat skript k1dd13 tool. And is it going to check whether it has the required warrants or legal authorization before launching an attack on a target, or just fire away? I’ve got some guesses..
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