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U.S. Cyberweapons, Used Against Iran and North Korea, Are a Disappointment Against ISIS


NSA headquarters, Fort Meade, Md.

National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md. Operation Glowing Symphony, launched against the Islamic State, was initially deemed a success because battlefield videos disappeared, but the results were temporary.

Credit: Jim Lo Scalzo/European Pressphoto Agency

America's fast-growing ranks of secret cyberwarriors have in recent years blown up nuclear centrifuges in Iran and turned to computer code and electronic warfare to sabotage North Korea's missile launches, with mixed results.

From The New York Times
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