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Cyberterrorism threat to public sector IT

Terror on the Internet hardly sounds like a book title to reassure public sector IT security organizations. But, ironically, it does. Author Gabriel Weimann concludes there has never been a successful example of cyberterrorism, a pure electronic attack that caused physical injury or loss of life.

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July 10, 2007Roderick Jones of San Francisco writes: As the internet develops toward a 3-D virtual environment such as Second Life, many of these cyber terrorism concerns are likely to transfer to virtual environments. These developing issues are being discussed on www.metasecurity.net

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