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Internet to be Shut Down by Cyber Terrorists

26 August, 2004 3:11 AM

"A RUSSIAN computer security expert has predicted that a large chunk of the Internet will be shut down by terrorists tomorrow.

Aleksandr Gostev from Kaspersky Labs was speaking at a conference hosted by Russian Information Agency Novosti. The cyber terrorists main targets will be the US and Western Europe, he said.

Gostev said that the information on the attack could be found on "specialist web sites" although at the time of going to press the INQ couldnt find them."

Read more at Internet meltdown predicted for tomorrow and Russian Computer Expert Predicts Internet Terrorist Attack.



Darren, what on earth are you doing posting at 3:11 am.

Greenman » 26 August, 2004 7:59 AM

actually mate I'm the cyber terrorist and I was up plotting the destruction of the internet...


actually i'm living on Athens time this week and am blogging up a storm on the olympic site mainly between the hours of 6pm and 7am...

Darren Rowse » 26 August, 2004 1:45 PM

Poor Aleksandr! His credibility as a computer security expert is shot after one brief moment in the media sun.

Mark » 28 August, 2004 2:49 PM

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