Cyber experts have warned that within the next two or three weeks, the U.S. and other countries may face an even more widespread and damaging infrastructure cyberattack. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a Pentagon briefing that there has been a “2,000 percent increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours,” following the coordinated military strike against Syria, according to the Christian Emergency Network (christianemergencynetwork.org).
In May, 2017 Cyber Command Commander and Director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Mike Rogers, told Congress he was concerned about foreign nations using attacks against critical infrastructures that run the electric grid, financial systems, communications networks, the transportation systems and other key infrastructure systems. Rogers warned of foreign nations attacking the U.S. using cyber attacks as “trial balloons” to determine vulnerabilities or to damage our critical infrastructure for a prolonged period of time. READ MORE