Cyberwar game: NSA attacks West Point

Monday, 12 May 2008, 1:57 PM EST

Five hours into their assault on West Point, the hackers got serious.

The SQL [structured query language] inserts that came earlier were just pablum intended to lull the Army cadets into a false sense of security. But then the bad guys unleashed a stealthy kernel-level rootkit that burrowed into one workstation, started scraping data and "calling home."

At Wired.

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