CIA war game simulates major Internet attack

Friday, 27 May 2005, 9:53 AM EST

The CIA is conducting a cyber-war game this week geared to simulate a major Internet attack by enemy computer hackers, an intelligence official said today.

Dubbed Silent Horizon, the three-day unclassified exercise is based on a scenario set five years in the future and involves participants from government and the private sector.

By David Morgan at Computerworld.

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