Terrorists ‘gaining upper hand in cyber war’

Western governments are facing a potent and ill-understood new threat from terrorists and hostile powers in the shape of cyber warfare, military and security experts have warned.Network attacks, a British government report says, are “growing in seriousness and frequency”. And in a timely reminder of the emphasis that states and corporations alike are placing on the problem, Google and the National Security Agency were yesterday said to be finalising the details of a co-operative deal aimed at boosting the search engine’s defences after it was hit by sophisticated hacking attacks.

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