1996-06-05 - Re: Class III InfoWar: TST Article

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From: Dan Haskovec <dhaskove@ucsd.edu>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1996-06-05 03:57:45 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 11:57:45 +0800

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From: Dan Haskovec <dhaskove@ucsd.edu>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 11:57:45 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Class III InfoWar: TST Article
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Here's the reply I got from a friend that I forwarded it to....

     and the verdict is... NetMYTH!  I checked the cite in the article on 
     cyberterrorism... no such article ran on 6/2/96 in the Times 
     (London)... nor, in fact, in any newspaper available on Nexis... 
     just thought I would let you know...


On Sun, 2 Jun 1996, John Young wrote:

> This is the article Winn Schwartau cited to last night: 
> ---------- 
>    The Sunday Times (London), June 2, 1996, pp. 1, 24. 
>    City surrenders to L400m gangs [Insight column] 
>    City of London financial institutions have paid huge sums 
>    to international gangs of sophisticated "cyber terrorists" 
>    who have amassed up to L400m worldwide by threatening to 
>    wipe out computer systems.