US weighs risks of civilian harm in cyber warfare

WASHINGTON, Aug 2 — It would have been the most far-reaching case of computer sabotage in history. In 2003, the Pentagon and American intelligence agencies made plans for a cyber attack to freeze billions of dollars in the bank accounts of Saddam Hussein and cripple his government’s financial system before the United States invaded Iraq. He would have no money for war supplies. No money to pay troops.

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Anti-viral drug stocks running low, says Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, August 1 — Nineteen new Influenza A (H1N1) cases were reported today, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,390.

All the new cases involved Malaysians.

Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said of the total new cases, 14 were from three new clusters and five from two existing clusters.

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