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
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.
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
The technical gurus at Slashdot, a geek news/community site, have been holding some very interesting disuccsions on cyberterrorism. An editor from Jane's 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,
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
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
A U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee today will examine the information security threats posed to the nation's public and private critical infrastructure. This hearing follows a federal report released this week that faulted the federal government's security efforts while warning that little was known about the effectiveness security systems at private
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
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.
A man suspected in the Khobar Towers bombing will be deported to his native Saudi Arabia, where he will face charges in the 1996 attack that killed 19 U.S. servicemen. ABC News