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U.S. Air Force Designates Six Cybertools As Weapons


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U.S. and Israel are widely believed to have created Stuxnet, a sophisticated computer virus that attacked a nuclear enrichment facility in Iran in 2010.

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Six cybertools have been designated as weapons by the U.S. Air Force, allowing the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an Air Force official said on Monday.

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