Technology has brought forward both benefits and challenges. Like a coin has both sides, technology also encompasses both good and evil sides. It is to humankind how effectively he or she manages the both sides of the technology. With advancement in every functionality of technology, it has been noticed that many are using the technological benefits to pursue evil objectives. Among these, cyber terrorism surely is a massive threat which has brought alarming concerns to various organizations.
Cyber terrorism is propagated by the virtual use of software and hardware technologies to disrupt working technological platforms and create panic on its application ends. Computer linked viral threats account to major cyber terrorist activities and has successfully disrupted the working platform of computer systems. Web technology has various applications but viral injunctions have provided a gateway to ensure crash of its functionalities. Global governments in repeated reports published internationally has reconfirmed the statement that cyber terrorism is as deadly as any terrorist activity and jeopardizes national security parameters in totality. Most horrifying activity is the hacker’s paradise which not only is capable of stealing secured documentation but paralyses the system functioning.
National establishments and departments in this automated generation are severely affected by such hacking ventures where not only viral injunction but hacking ventures have shown deadly consequences. Recent years have seen countries investing in cyber attacks to gain competitive advantages over fellow countries. Such a threat if not properly analyzed can bring in doom’s day for many nations, a special report from the Interpol confirmed lately. Famous among them is the Estonian paralyzing of online documentation hampering its financial and media activities in 2007. Just know it.