In order to anticipate attacks against American critical computer network, the US Cyber Command has begun to track its adversaries abroad. As USCYBERCOM has been growing in size, it has equally strengthened its capacities over the years. The Cyber Commands national mission teams can now block or counter foreign cyberattacks through anticipation. An important aspect of this anticipation is to monitor hop point servers that cyber adversaries use to coordinate and launch their attacks.
Source: Washington Post