Here’s a nice surprise for Shark Week! During a Cloud Roadshow in Boston, Google product manager Dan Belcher revealed some of the search giant’s extreme measures to protect its underwater infrastructure. The company will reportedly wrap its new subaquatic trans-Pacific high-speed internet cables with a Kevlar cover to keep them safe from shark attacks.

It’s believed that Mother Nature’s perfect killing machine lays the smack down on these types of cables because they give off electrical signals similar to a distressed fish. Don’t believe us? Check out the video of a shark munching on an underwater cable like such a boss!

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(via The Guardian, Network World)

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