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US cyber-security officials seem to be losing another battle in a war with international hackers’ community. And this battle can be considered among the most critical. Randy Vickers – a US cyber security chief, who worked for the Department of Homeland Security, has unexpectedly resigned following a series of daring cyber-attacks on a number of Government agencies and institutions, including CIA, FBI and Senate. The very fact of a resignation of an official of such level demonstrates that US authorities are literally helpless before the face of an escalating threat of a cyber-war. While the alleged attackers – LulzSec and Anonymous describe themselves as groups of cyber-hooligans and anti-corporate activists, what could happen if the real terrorists would launch the attacks of the same scale?