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Internet meltdown predicted for tomorrow

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Wed Aug 25 2004, 08:41
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 couldn't find them.

The story first appeared on the Lenta.ru web agency and might be as valid as this this one, however we are hedging our bets and buying in extra cans of beans. µ

 

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