Meet The Man In Charge Of America’s Secret Cyber Army (In Which “Bonesaw” Makes A Mockery Of PRISM)

Sunday, June 23, 2013
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden

What Edward Snowden’s revelations have confirmed, is that behind the scenes, America is now actively engaged in a new kind of war: an unprecedented cyber war, where collecting, deciphering, intercepting, and abusing information is all the matters and leads to unprecedented power, and where enemies both foreign and domestic may be targeted without due process based on an lowly analyst’s “whim.” It has also put in the spotlight the man, who until recently deep in the shadows, has been responsible for building America’s secret, cyber army, and which according to a just released Wired profile is “capable of launching devastating cyberattacks. Now it’s ready to unleash hell.” Meet General Keith Alexander, “a man few even in Washington would likely recognize”, which is troubling because Alexander is now quite possibly the most powerful person in the world, whom nobody talks about. Which is just the way he likes it. … And also meet Bonesaw: “Bonesaw is the ability to map, basically every device connected to the Internet and what hardware and software it is.”

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