There’s no need to panic, ladies and gentlemen. The warmachines
aren’t turning on their masters yet. For starters, most of the CIA and
Air Force drones are stationed in the Middle East and
Africa, meaning they’re far away. The mysterious virus logging pilot
keystrokes is also quite benign, though its origin is unknown. So the
humongous mystery that should be clouding everyone’s thoughts right now
is: where did it come from?
Nobody knows for sure. Of course, it’s pretty much an awful open
secret that when it comes to vulnerabilities, the American military and
intelligence establishment is filled with them. But on drones?
The implications here are scary, since the US Air Force and Navy
already envision a glorious future of unmanned fighting machines. It
would suck if your legions of unmanned terminators can’t function in
combat after they get hacked.
Warfare isn’t there yet. This pesky virus problem that’s hardly a few
weeks old, however, is causing much sratching of heads among journaists
and the military, though the US Air Force has declined to comment on
the matter except for their comment on not commenting on it. What?
For the connect-the-dots uts out there, keep in mind a month ago a huge battle occurred
somewhere in Northern Pakistan. In it, militants and Pakistani soldiers
were trying to secure the wreckage of a downed drone. Could it be
possible that possession of the wreckage has led to this frightful