Cybercrime calculator targets hackers, terrorists

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 4:22 PM EST

The University of New Hampshire has unveiled a tool for gauging the level of threat any would-be attacker poses to the energy, emergency response or other sectors of the US economy and infrastructure that rely heavily on IT and networks.

The UNH Cyber Threat Calculator was shown at the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conference in St. Louis in January. The calculator spits out results after weighing a threat's intent, technological capabilities and economic resources.

At Computerworld.

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