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Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, who leads the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in January. Nakasone has been calling for the U.S. to take a harder line against rivals in cyberspace. He said the U.S. sent three Cyber Command teams to Europe last November as part of a larger effort to prevent Russian interference in mid-term elections. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Pledges A Harder Line In Cyberspace — And Drops Some Hints

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (center) talks with National Security Agency and Cyber Command chief Adm. Michael Rogers prior to testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a meeting on the budget in the Kremlin on Sept. 26. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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Amid Deteriorating U.S.-Russia Relations, Questions Grow About Cyberwar

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, shown here at the Pentagon in March, has said the "new breed of warrior" — cyberwarriors — will be expected to fight just as hard as their colleagues on conventional battlefields. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rules For Cyberwarfare Still Unclear, Even As U.S. Engages In It

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A pedestrian walks by an Apple store in New York City on Feb. 23. Protesters demonstrated against the FBI's efforts to require the company to make it easier to unlock the encrypted iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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From Reagan's Cyber Plan To Apple Vs. FBI: 'Everything Is Up For Grabs'

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Audie Cornish and Tom Gjelten discuss "cyber war"

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