WikiLeaks founder's servers exceed U.S. cyber powers

Wednesday - 12/8/2010, 3:39pm EST

The United States leads the world in fighter jets, warships and troops, but when it comes to cybersecurity top brass at the Defense Department say it's a level playing field for the military and hackers alike.

Case in point: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. His servers and "insurance" file, with its advanced encryption, are quarries even beyond the power of the United States.

Politico reports that Assange's strategy of disbursing his servers have effectively checkmated the U.S. military and intelligence communities.

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