Britain warns of e-mail attacks

Friday, 17 June 2005, 7:35 AM EST

A well-organized group of hackers has engaged in an "industrial scale" attack designed to cull commercially and economically valuable data from vital computer networks across Britain, the government warned today.

In one of its most high-profile warnings about sophisticated electronic attacks, the normally secretive National Infrastructure Security Coordination Center said hackers believed to be from Asia have targeted parts of the country's "critical national infrastructure."

By Jane Wardell at TechNewsWorld.

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