IDF admits to using cyber space to attack enemies

04.06.2012                      14.Siwan. 5772

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IDF admits to using cyber space to attack enemies

Military reveals for first time that it uses cyber space to gather intelligence, conduct military operations.

The IDF uses cyberspace to gather intelligence, attack enemies and conduct various military operations, the military revealed on Sunday in a posting on its official website.

The rare announcement was the first time the IDF officially admitted it engages in cyberwarfare for offensive purposes. It also came a week after a new virus was discovered to have attacked Iran, widely presumed to have been developed by Israel….