October 11, 2001

Doomsday warning of terror cyber-attacks

Author: JT Smith

BBC: "What if the terrorists were also
able to impact our
communications system, thus
hampering the rescue and
recovery efforts?" asked Ms
Benzel, vice president of computer
security firm Network Associates.

"What if the attackers were able to
compromise systems monitoring
the water supply for Manhattan? What if power to parts of the
northeast corridor could have been brought down through a
cyber-attack on key systems?"


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