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In his own words: Confessions of a cyber warrior

In his own words: Confessions of a cyber warrior: Much of the world is just learning that every major industrialized nation has a state-sponsored cyber army — though many of the groups, including team USA, have been around for decades.

I’ve met a few cyber warriors. As you might imagine, they can’t talk much about their duties. But if you work shoulder to shoulder with them long enough, certain patterns emerge. For starters, there are a lot of them. They are well armed with cyber weaponry, and they’re allowed to experiment and hack in ways that, as we all now know, might be considered illegal in some circles.