13 March 2013

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US spy chief warns of cyber danger, N.Korea threat

Spy chief James Clapper warned Tuesday that the United States faces an array of new security threats around the world, from crippling cyber attacks to a "belligerent" nuclear-armed North Korea. In an annual assessment prepared for lawmakers, the intelligence director portrayed Al-Qaeda as a fading danger and suggested there was still time to persuade Iran's leaders not to pursue nuclear weapons.


US spy chief warns of cyber danger, N.Korea threat (via AFP)
Jewel Samad/AFPDirector of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies before the Senate in Washington, DC, on March 12, 2013. Clapper on Tuesday warned that America faced a growing threat of a crippling cyber attack and voiced alarm over North Korea's recent "belligerent" rhetoric.Spy chief James…

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