Tensions between the rival superpowers continue to escalate, and perhaps the greatest victim of their conflict will be planet Earth itself.
If you're good with technology, Her Majesty's military no longer cares how many push-ups you can do.
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The Pentagon has decided to treat Internet-borne attacks on the United States as acts of war. The change is motivated in part by a brewing leet arms race with China and Russia. Essentially the U.S. is playing catch-up in what someone from the 1990s would call "cyberspace" and the military is buying time by creating, it hopes, a deterrent. (more)