Did Ex-General Leak Stuxnet Info To The Media?

June 25, 2014

NBC news is reporting that a former Pentagon general may have leaked information about the creation of the Stuxnet malware to the media.

In a report, NBC names Retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as the target of a Justice Department investigation. NBC notes that "Gen. Cartwright, 63, becomes the latest individual targeted over alleged leaks by the Obama administration, which has already prosecuted or charged eight individuals under the Espionage Act." Cartwright was "a four-star general who was vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs from 2007 to 2011, conceived and ran the cyber operation, called Olympic Games, under Presidents Bush and Obama."

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Cyber Command Elevated to Combat Status

June 24, 2014

There's a push within the Pentagon to make the two-year old Cyber Command a full Combatant Command status program, giving it direct access to the Joint Chiefs Of Staff and the Defense Secretary.

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