UK Authorities Brace For ‘Cyber Jihad’ By Al Qaeda After Bin Laden Death

British authorities are bracing for an increase in cyberterrorism as al Qaeda calls for “cyber jihad” following the death of Osama bin Laden, according to a report released Tuesday.”There will be more cyber terrorism,” said the report, released by the British Home Office to outline the country’s counter-terrorism strategy. “We must increase our understanding of how terrorists use the Internet.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/12/al-qaeda-cyber-jihad_n_895579.htmlAlso see:Counter-terrorism strategy driven by ‘cyberjihad’ threat
A new generation of scanning technology, watchlists, no-fly lists and databases to track terrorist travel was promised by the home secretary, Theresa May, on Tuesday as she published the government’s new counter-terrorism strategy.She indicated that the Home Office will no longer rely on seeking “difficult to negotiate” general agreements of no torture and no ill-treatment with countries such as Algeria in order to deport foreign terror suspects, but instead will try to strike individual deals in each case.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/jul/12/counter-terrorism-strategy-cyberjihad-threat

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