Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Meet MonsterMind, the NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously
Blaze says the algorithm scanning system Snowden describes sounds similar to the government’s recent Einstein 2 (.pdf) and Einstein 3 (.pdf) programs, which use network sensors to identify malicious attacks aimed at U.S. government systems. If that system were secretly being extended to cover all U.S. systems, without public debate, that would be a concern.
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