Are we moving toward a military conflict with Iran? It sure feels like it
In his op-ed for the New York Daily News, Richard Clarke highlights what role cyberattacks could play in a potential conflict with Iran.
For example, as outlined by Dan Coats, the director of national Intelligence, Iran has “the ability to strike U.S. corporations” with “wiper cyber weapons that would eliminate all software from a company’s network and devices.”
Further, Iran “could disrupt U.S. financial institutions with a denial-of-service attack previously unprecedented in scope.”
To avoid those scenarios, Clarke argues that “it is the time now for cooler heads to prevail” and to “back away.”
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