Australia vulnerable to cyber terror

The computer systems powering Australia’s essential services, such as electricity, gas, water, sewerage, transport and communications utilities, are outdated and not secured against cyber terrorist attacks, the Federal Government has warned. Security analysts in the United States said simplistic attacks originating from the internet could shut down the electric grid, interrupt the transport network and compromise drinking water systems.http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2007/05/15/1178995118994.html

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