Peace and Freedom

The White House in Washington, DC (Reuters / Yuri Gripas)

The White House in Washington, DC (Reuters / Yuri Gripas)

Amid a growing call for new cybersecurity protections in the United States, the US government has issued a report that reconfirms Washington’s interest in shutting down WikiLeaks and other underground information-sharing organizations.

In Washington, DC on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holderunveiled a new White House report that is meant to address further the growing threats malicious hackers are posing on America’s computer networks and the information stored therein.

Attorney General Eric Holder

The presentation, made just days after a security firm released an in-depth analysis of a covert cyberbattle waged at the US byChinese hackers, is only the latest in a series of actions from the White House being rolled out to target computer criminals scouring the Web for privileged information to pilfer and exploit. As with an onslaught of other recent administrative actions, though, the latest release…

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