Were concerted pipelineattacks to spread to Saudi Arabia, repeatedlyinterrupting the Saudi oil supply, the implicationsfor the global economy could be profound.
Terrorists have already indicatedinterest in the nearly completed 1,000-mileBaku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, slated totransport 1 million barrels of oil a day from theCaspian Sea to Western markets through theTurkish port of Ceyhan.
IAGS' Gal Luft argues that a key component is missing.
ANSWER is a front group for the hard-left International Action Center (IAC), which is a front group for the Workers World Party, an old-line Stalinist group with legendary organizing skills.
Unauthorized changing of data is generally a fraudulent act.
Other Trojan Horses are downloaded (perhaps in an attachment in e-mail) and installed by the user, who intends to acquire a benefit that is quite different from the undisclosed true purpose of the Trojan Horse.
This is called a denial of service () attack.
The detonated program might stop working (e.g., go into an infinite loop), crash the computer, release a virus, delete data files, or any of many other harmful possibilities.
In this way, the computer criminal is acting analogous to a burglar.
The public money and public liberty...will soon be discovered to be sources of wealth and dominion to those who hold them; distinguished, too, by this tempting circumstance, that they are the instrument, as well as the object of acquisition.
Legislatures chose to enact totally new statutes.
Releasing such a worm into the Internet will slow the legitimate traffic on the Internet, as continuously increasing amounts of traffic are mere copies of the worm.
There are several basic ways to get these data:
Nor should our assembly be deluded by the integrity of their own purposes, and conclude that these unlimited powers will never be abused, because themselves are not disposed to abuse them.
Not all pipeline sabotage is politically driven.
They should look forward to a time, and that not a distant one, when a corruption in this, as in the country from which we derive our origin, will have seized the heads of government, and be spread by them through the body of the people; when .Thomas Jefferson, , 1784 [color added]