Cyber terrorism 'overhyped'

Monday, 17 March 2003, 2:41 AM EST

That was the conclusion of a panel of security and technology experts brought together at the CeBIT technology fair to consider the threat posed by net attacks on businesses and consumers.

Panel members said companies faced far more serious threats from ordinary criminals, fraudsters and pranksters than they did from technology-literate terrorists.

Combating these real threats would take work by almost everyone involved in the running and use of the net.

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