08 Oct 1999

Albright Designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations

A copy of the letter from the Secretary of State requesting that the following list of terrorist organizations be published in the Federal Register.

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08 Oct 1999

Information Terrorism: Can You Trust Your Toaster?

The full version of the paper “Information Terrorism: Can You Trust Your Toaster?” has been made available in PDF format. We have been offering a reduced version of this paper for several years. This is the original version and contains an introductory scenario detailing an information terrorism attack. The document

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08 Oct 1999

GAO Critical Infrastructure Protection Document

The GAO has made available their report entitled “Critical Infrastructure Protection: Comprehensive Strategy Can Draw on Year 2000 Experiences”. A copy of the document can be found here.

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07 Oct 1999

U.S. urges U.N. sanctions against Taliban over bin Laden

CNN reports that the United States is pushing forU.N. sanctions against the Taliban leaders in Afghanistan to pressure them to hand over Saudi exile Osama bin Laden, who is accused of leading a worldwide terrorist network. Full Story

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07 Oct 1999

Technical Community Discusses Cyberterrorism

The technical gurus at Slashdot, a geek news/community site, have been holding some very interesting disuccsions on cyberterrorism. An editor from Jane&#039s asked the Slashdot community to comment on an article they were preparing to publish on the topic. The response was overwhelming and somewhat negative and as a result,

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07 Oct 1999

National Infrastructure Protection Week?

The TRC Staff has encountered at least a dozen articles in the past 24 hours discussing infrastructure protection issues. NIPC Director Mike Vatis provided testimony on the hill yesterday detailing an operation dubbed Moonlight Maze in which attacks on U.S. systems were traced back to Moscow. The Russians have denied

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07 Oct 1999

Russians Detain 2,000 in Anti-terrorist Operation

AP is reporting that Moscow police have detained 2,000 people and seized scores of weapons as part of an anti-terrorism operation in the Russian capital. During the operation, code-named Whirlwind, police confiscated 88 firearms and 26 pounds of explosives, Interior Ministry inspector Viktor Krykhtin said, according to the agency. Full

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06 Oct 1999

Senate Committee to Examine IT Security Threat

A U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee today will examine the information security threats posed to the nation&#039s public and private critical infrastructure. This hearing follows a federal report released this week that faulted the federal government&#039s security efforts while warning that little was known about the effectiveness security systems at private

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06 Oct 1999

Iran Involved in Khobar Tower Bombing?

Iranian government officials may have been involved in the 1996 terror attack on U.S. forces in Saudi Arabia, according to “information” obtained by the State Department, a spokesman said today. ABC News

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05 Oct 1999

State Department – World Wide Caution Released

The U.S. State department has released a new world wide caution announcement, dealing with the increased danger to U.S. citizens and facilities due to to the deportation of Hani al-Sayegh. WWC-October 5, 1999.

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