Pentagon's Plan X turns cyberwarfare into a video game

By Jesse ¬∑ 6 replies
May 28, 2013
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  1. In an attempt to simplify the complex and often abstract world of cyberwarfare, for the past year the Pentagon has been developing a system called Plan X that essentially turns the process into a video game.

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

  3. Yes smart people, really smart people are so difficult to control, you certainly do not want that type around your assetts.
    And yet, if it is simple for average people to use, it is too dangerous to risk getting out the door and into general distribution.

    You need something large and complex, and autonomous. So that no humans are required at all.
  4. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Guru Posts: 365   +81

    Can't wait to see this on ThePirateBay.
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  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,006   +2,532

    Sort of like allowing the AIDS virus getting out of a lab, wouldn't you say?

    As much as I hate resorting to a threadbare cliche', but you're describing "Skynet", aren't you?

    Either that, or you've been watching way too much, "Person of Interest" (CBS, (tentatively),9:00 PM in the fall)).
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  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

  7. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,073   +219

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