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Internet holding up well

No major hacks or threats since U.S. invasion of Iraq But experts warn users to exercise maximum caution. The Internet, which links millions of people and controls some key parts of the U.S. infrastructure, has suffered no damage during “Operation Iraqi Freedom” and isn’t threatened, officials say. But some minor Web sites have been vandalized, and both federal and private-sector experts in the United States urged computer users to use maximum caution in maintaining their machines to minimize the chances of a serious attack. The Internet, a network of networks that has no owner or manager, remains healthy and resilient, they said. “In periods of political tension, there’s normally an upsurge in cyber-intrusions,” said David Wray, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Full Story

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