Cyber attacks could be devastating, expert says


Attacks on US computer networks could escalate from mere inconveniences to disasters that ruin companies or even kill people, according to the head of a cyber security unit working with the government.

Scott Borg, director of the Cyber Consequences Unit, or CCU, a Department of Homeland Security advisory group, said increasing intelligence ''chatter" was pointing to possible criminal or terrorist schemes to destroy physical infrastructure, such as power grids. Cyber attacks could be devastating, expert says - The Boston Globe

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