Friday, October 28, 2011

Are We Too Dependent on the Internet? Can the Internet Be Brought Down By a Few Select People?

Author Mark Bowden (famous for his book "Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War which later was made into a movie of the same name) explains how the fragility of the Internet coupled with our dependence on use of the Internet is starting to become a threat to our country's national security.  He explains in plain English how a few software engineers can create a computer infection that would have the power to completely disrupt the Internet.  Below is a video interview of the Mark Bowden discussing this very credible threat. 


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