His conclusion: A terrorist attack on critical infrastructure would need loads and loads and loads of inside knowledge and is very likely to inflict limited damage. Terrorist use of the Internet, however, is evident for communication and planning of attacks.
You would not have thought it, but the US Departement of Justice just became aware of cybercrime becoming more organized, as CNET News reports
However, its the old stories about ID theft and botnets, plus some speculation on “terrorists attacking infrastructure via the Internet. Nothing really newsworthy, just another “ceterum censeo” by the U.S. Department of Justice and its deputy chief of the computer crimes and intellectual-property section, Christopher Painter. Their motto, as usual: “If you have nothing to report you should still try to scare people”. And of course the news people will print it…
A Danish study shows that up to 30 % of companies catch a virus from employees surfing the net, as CNET News reports.
Joris Evers (CNET) analyses the security risk in Web 2.0