Fear factor

Monday, 19 July 2004, 1:03 PM EST

As the rate of cyber attacks continues to rise, the once fanciful notion of cyber terrorism is looming larger than ever.

Largely the stuff of Hollywood films, cyber terrorism - politically motivated attacks intended to shock and terrify - has long been identified by security experts as a possible future conduit for terrorist groups.

An Australian terrorism expert, Clive Williams, director of terrorism studies at the Australian National University, says intelligence projections over recent years have consistently assessed a high risk of future terrorist cyber attack.

Though there are no known examples of cyber terrorism, Williams believes it is only a matter of time before terrorists engage in cyber-related activities.

By Ben Wyld at The Age.

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