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The Backhoe: A Real Cyberthreat?

  • From: Dennis Dayman
  • Date: Thu Jan 19 11:05:35 2006
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"In 2004, Department of Homeland Security officials became fearful that
terrorists might start using accidental dig-ups as a road map for deliberate
attacks, and convinced the FCC to begin locking up previously public data on
outages. In a commission filing, DHS argued successfully that revealing the



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