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­.s. ­rged to Recruit Master Hackers to Wage Cyber War on Al-Qaida

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Arquilla estimated there were around 100 master hackers in the world, with many, if not most, in Asia and Russia.

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Instead of prosecuting elite computer hackers, the U.S. government should recruit them to launch cyber-attacks against Islamist terrorists and other foes, according to a leading military thinker and government adviser.

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