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by Lisa Vaas

Snowden: NSA working on ‘MonsterMind’ cyberwar bot

The cyber defense system would instantly and autonomously neutralize foreign cyberattacks against the US and could also be used to launch retaliatory strikes. To do so, it would have to control and analyze all traffic entering the US – a chilling prospect that was the last straw, the whistleblower says.