Cyber-attack fears stir security officers

Friday, 30 August 2002, 2:05 AM EST

Nearly half of corporate security officers expect terrorists to launch a major strike through computer networks in the next 12 months, a poll released today shows.

A total of 49% of 1 009 subscribers to CSO Magazine said they feared a major cyber attack in the coming year by a group like al Qaeda, blamed for the 11 September attacks by four hijacked airplanes that killed more than 3 000 people in the US.

The poll was carried out between 19 July and 1 August by Framingham, Massachusetts-based CSO, whose first edition will appear next month.

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