The Coming Age of Cyberterrorism

MIN READOct 22, 2015 | 08:00 GMT

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A wide range of radical groups from anarchist hacktivists to neo-Nazis are pursuing cyberterrorism programs. This universe of malefactors almost ensures that by skill or by chance, one of them eventually will manage to cross the Rubicon and conduct a hack that actually kills people, causes damage and produces panic and terror, ushering in the age of cyberterrorism. But I expect that deadly cyberterrorism attacks will remain few and far between....

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