Microsoft Targeted By al Qaeda Terrorists

from the is-that-surprising? dept

InfoSec News writes “U.S. intelligence officials said Islamic terrorists have picked economic-warfare targets inside the United States. This includes intelligence that al Qaeda terrorists plan to attack Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash. The data were among information found during military operations inside Afghanistan. “This would clearly be economic warfare” by al Qaeda terrorists, said one official familiar with reports of the threats. Microsoft spokesman Michael Yaeger had no immediate comment on the threat.” Does this not surprise anyone as much as it does not surprise me? I mean, you would think a place like Microsoft would be a standard target. I’m sure most people could easily come up with a list of any number of places that these guys would want to target. Though, it does make you wonder which browser the terrorists use…

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