Big net attack tipped in next 10 years

Friday, 28 January 2005, 10:56 AM EST

Don't say we didn't warn you: At some point in the next decade, there will be a "devastating attack" on the internet or power grid. That scenario was deemed most plausible by 1300 technology experts and scholars in a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

Former CIA director Robert Gates, speaking at a terrorism conference recently, said cyberterrorism could be the most potent weapon of mass destruction and could cripple the US economy.

By Brian Kladko at The Age.

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