#intelligence leaders are worried that the next front in malicious cyber activity will be efforts to deliberately manipulate data, altering a hacked system in such a way that users will unwittingly rely on false #information.
It’s the kind of hack that can send perilous repercussions reverberating through the real world. In 2013, perhaps the most high-profile data manipulation incident to date created a $136-billion free-fall on Wall Street.
At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Thursday, National Security Agency director Michael Rogers counted manipulation among the three kinds of cyber activity that concern him the most going forward.
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