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Using the Internet To Attack Nuclear Plants In The West Now Possible, Claim Forum Members

A message posted on a militant Islamist forum called 'Hololy' (or my solutions in Arabic) suggested that militant Islamists can attack nuclear plants in the west, simply through the internet. The message, entitled: "How to Attack a Nuclear Reactor Via the Internet," referred to a presentation on "How to Take Down the Power Grid," made by the president of an internet security firm at the RSA Conference 2008. The poster of the posting explained how e-jihadis could easily launch such attacks by following the three steps that Ira Winkler, the president of security firm ISAG, explained in his presentation. Links to websites addressing the topic have been provided in the posting.