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CyberWar

PROPHETIC SIGNIFICANCE:

The dawn of the Computer Age brought with it the potential danger of sabotage by hackers, experts in the inner workings of computers, who take control of the system to steal information, or to even cause damage. The mysterious Stuxnet Worm was able to target Iran's Uranium enrichment facilities, and other cyber attacks have taken control of water control plants in the United States.

Government agencies like the Pentagon have been invaded by these unknown experts, and major businesses have had their sensitive information stolen. The potential is great for severe terrorist attacks against financial institutions, utilities, or even military operations. CyberTerrorism has therefore become one of the fulfillments of Jesus' prediction that there would be "wars and rumors of wars" in the end times.

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North Korea possibly behind global cyberattack, researchers say

May 16. 2017 - Cyber security researchers are looking for the origins of last week's global cyberattack that affected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.
Symantec and Kaspersky Lab said that some of the code used in the version of the WannaCry software had also been used in programs run by the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group.
Source: Fox

Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

May 13, 2017 - Nearly 100 countries have been hit by a massive cyberattack that locks up comuters and demands ransom payments to restore service.
Antivirus provider Avast reported that some 100,000 computers had been infected by the crippling malware and that the "WanaCrypt0r 2.0," as it is called, ransomware had been detected in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets.
Source:NBC
Ransomware cyber attack using NSA tools hits Russian government, global firms and hospitals - Newsweek
You can watch as these bitcoin wallets receive ransomware payments from the ongoing global cyberattack - Quartz Media

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Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

May 12, 2017 - President Trump has signed an executive order to bolster the U.S. government's cybersecurity.
It also aims to better protect critical infrastructure, such as the energy grid and financial sector, from sophisticated attacks that officials have long warned could pose a national security threat or cripple parts of the economy.
Source: NewsMax


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