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Cyber-Attacks to Grow With New Technologies, Clapper Says

The risk of cyber-attacks is likely to increase with the growth of virtual currencies, networked health care and emerging technologies such as three-dimensional printing, according to the U.S. government’s annual assessment of global threats.

“Several critical governmental, commercial and societal changes are converging that will threaten a safe and secure online environment,” according to the unclassified version of the annual report, presented by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper today at a hearing of the Senate intelligence committee.