U.S. not ready to launch offensive cyber attacks, charges Congressman Rogers

“The Russians can flip a switch and their Internet goes down; the Chinese can flip a switch and their Internet goes down. We can’t do that here, nor should we, but it leaves that 85 percent of private-sector Internet vulnerable,” he explained. “We are not prepared if the federal government wants to take an offensive response. The 85 percent is not ready for the retaliation.”■

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