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by Paul Kerstein

Metro Map Found On Terrorist Web Site

Aug 17, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

A map of Washington D.C.’s Metro subway system appeared on a known terrorist website that encourages attacks against Americans. NBC4.comreports that the site has been traced to an al Qaida group and the FBIhas been alerted to the possibility of the Metro becoming a target,however no specific station was mentioned. A previous story from The Washington Postalso reported that terrorist groups were using the Internet as atactical communications tool. A spokeswoman for the Metro system statedthat chemical, biological and radiological detection systems are inplace. Read more.