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Don't Underestimate Cyberterrorists, Experts Warn

The Internet is becoming a new battleground for warfare, according to experts concerned about the potential of a cyberattack to cripple the public infrastructure. The recent Slammer worm, which blocked Internet traffic and crippled some corporate networks for most of a weekend, is just a watered-down version of a cybercrisis that could disrupt everything from banks to water supplies, critics say. Among the critics is White House cybersecurity adviser Richard Clarke, who has urged greater attention to potential security breaches online. In an e-mail announcing his resignation from the National Security Council, he cautioned, “As long as we have vulnerabilities in cyberspace and as long as America has enemies, we are at the risk of the two coming together to severely damage our great country.” Full Story

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