Cyber Crime and Spying Threaten National Security – The News Hour Extra

The FBI has now ranked cyber crime as the third-greatest threat to U.S. national security, after nuclear war and weapons of mass destruction.

The Department of Defense said it has spent $100 million in the past six months responding to cyber attacks.

“We are finding ourselves in an ever-increasing, sophisticated environment where our networks at [the Department of Defense] are increasingly in a contested environment,” Brig. Gen. John Davis of the U.S. Strategic Command told CNN.