Monday, October 15, 2012

Retiring Rep. Norm Dicks Warns of ‘Cyber 9/11′

Seattle Times
October 11, 2012

As he retires from Congress, Norm Dicks is warning that America is vulnerable to a cyberattack that could shut down power grids, freeze money supplies, cripple transportation systems and imperil nuclear plants.

Dicks says the nation needs more protections against a rogue attack on computer systems that could amount to a “cyber 9/11″ or “electronic Pearl Harbor.”

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