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Terrorists told how to destroy Australia

TERRORISTS could cut off our phones and electricity, crash bank computers and disable Defence Force communications using a how-to handbook on the Internet. All the information they need is supplied in an official report on a Government website detailing how vulnerable we are to attack. It was written by a former government security analyst and is so sensitive the Herald Sun has been advised not to print the author’s name nor the website’s address. National security is the responsibility of Federal Attorney General Daryl Williams but a spokesman last night said the office would not comment. The office would prefer to make a full response today, she said. Australia’s greatest weaknesses in its energy supply, banks, financial networks and telecommunication system are revealed in the report, which was prepared in the lead-up the 2000 Sydney Olympics. “Computers cannot operate without power,” the report said. “Nor can telecommunications, the financial network or defence communications.” Criticised by experts as a major security oversight, the Government-commissioned report reveals: THE locations of Melbourne’s gas supply and the weakest link in the oil and gas pipeline. Full Story

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