Officials: ATC networks could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

04/22/2009 | MSNBC

The federal government is growing increasingly concerned over cyber attacks on key computer networks -- attacks that have "more than doubled" in the last six months. No highly classified military information has been compromised, but the attacks could pose a danger to key civilian infrastructure. "Do I worry about those grids, and about air traffic control systems, water supply systems, and so on? You bet I do," says Joel Brenner, a top counterintelligence official.

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