Cyberterror Fears Missed Real Threat

from the focused-on-the-wrong-thing dept

A Pentagon official has admitted that, prior to September 11th, defense officials were positive that any sort of terrorist attack would be a cyberattack that they may have paid less attention than necessary to other threats – such as those of terrorists hijacking planes and crashing them into buildings. Of course, they still seem pretty focused on a cyberattack, even after many security experts have said that it’s probably an overhyped fear.

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