U.S. Government Warned of 9/11 Like Cyber Attack

Is the Internet facing “the cyber equivalent of the World Trade Center attack?” According to a former security chief, the U.S. has already received its “9/11 warning” for a cyber-attack that could take down the banks, power and ultimately cripple the economy.

Former U.S. Intelligence Chief John “Mike” McConnell, who served under President Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, told the Financial News the U.S. has already been warned about a huge potential cyber threat that could have a tremendous negative impact on the country.

“We have had our 9/11 warning. Are we going to wait for the cyber equivalent of the collapse of the World Trade Centers?” said McConnell, calling the warnings a wake-up call to businesses and political leaders.

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