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Jihadists likely to launch destructive cyber attacks soon: Intelligence analyst

Posted On: Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 AM CST

David Irvine, former head of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization, has said that jihadists will likley launch destructive cyber attacks soon, reported The Sydney Morning Herald.

A report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute has found that Australia dropped from second to fifth place among Asia-Pacific nations in terms of cyber maturity. "We must anticipate that political tensions throughout the region play out online as cyberspace increasingly becomes another medium for international competition and national interests," said Mr. Irvine.

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