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Internet Terrorist: Does Such A Thing Really Exist?

Aug 20, 2008, 12:04 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Lawhorn)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"From an information security point of view, we can readily understand this first point since we experience this noise today within on our networks...attacks that are conducted against our organizations can originate from many diverse groups with for different reasons. Former employees, competitors, or fraudsters can have justifiable reasons in their mind to electronically cause you pain or reputation harm...The challenge is to know when these seemingly “innocent” attacks actually become terror. Does the act require a certain number of members, a certain political/ideological principle, or a certain funding to be considered terrorism? Can one person be considered a terrorist?"

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