FROM A SECURITY PERSPECTIVE, IF YOU'RE CONNECTED, YOU'RE SCREWED
John Brennan, director of the notoriously secretive US Central Intelligence
Agency (CIA) has said that no one is safe from hackers only a few months after his personal email account was breached and the contents leaked online.
"The cyber environment can pose a very, very serious and significant attack vector for our adversaries if they want to take down our infrastructure, if they want to create havoc in transportation systems, if they want to do great damage to our financial networks," he said.
When asked whether other nations have the capability to 'turn off the lights' of the US he said: "I think fortunately right now those who may have the capability do not have the intent. Those who may have the intent right now I believe do not have the capability.