U.S. military, intelligence chief warn of cyberattacks

By JOHN MCCULLAHA | APWASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon is warning of cyber attacks on the United States and abroad that could cripple the economy, and it’s offering to help with cyber defense.

The Defense Department on Wednesday released a memo saying it’s “extremely concerned” about the possibility of cyber warfare and that it’s helping the U.N. Security Council with its investigation of possible cyberattacks.

The memo says it’s asking the U