DIE Hard 4: Someone needs a bigger budget

I saw this article linked from the drudgereport. US Video Shows Simulated Hacker Attack A government video shows the potential destruction caused by hackers seizing control of a crucial part of the U.S. electrical grid: an industrial turbine spinning wildly out of control until it becomes a smoking hulk and power shuts down. Apparently the …

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Australian Army prepares for Suicide Hacker Attacks

This is a real article in ZDNet Australia. The Australian Army expects suicide hacker attacks. Now, I’m just rolling on the floor laughing as I read this article. To me, the key part of a suicide attack is when the attacker kills himself as part of the attack. To Colonel Paul Straughair, a suicide attack …

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Rats!

Telephone and Internet service to 100k NewZealand customers was knocked offline on Monday and the KiWi stock market had to close early. All because some ditch diggers took out one service pipeline and some rats took out the other. There is no word on whether or not Richard Clarke has called this a Digital Pearl …

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