Nortel boss warns of IP network chaos

Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 8:14 PM EST

Nortel chief executive Bill Owens has warned that the widespread move to digital networks could lead to severe economic disruption due to hacking attacks.

New digital networks based on IP technology are more vulnerable to viruses, worms and denial of service attacks than had been expected, according to Owens, who suggested that the problem is made worse by carrying voice and data traffic on a single network.

By Ken Young at vnunet.

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