Keith Alexander

Global Politics

National Security Agency calls hacktivist group 'Anonymous' a threat to national security

In Anonymous's move away from denial of service attacks and toward real-world interaction -- like recent threats against the Los Zetas Cartel -- the hacktivists have attracted the attention of the National Security Agency. In private meetings at the White House, NSA director General Keith Alexander warned that in a year or two, the group could attack the American energy grid and shut off power for millions.