US prepares to hack the world

Critical sections of the UK IT infrastructure will come under attack this week as the US Department of Homeland Security runs Operation Cyber Storm, a global penetration test to assess how vulnerable the nation is to online attack.

An anonymous source has confirmed to US publication Federal Computer Week that the exercise will be global in scale and include attempted penetration of key UK infrastructure, as well as targets in the US, Canada and Australia. US prepares to hack the world -

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 7th February 2006 5:35AM