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Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 13:22:15 +1100
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To: <>
Subject: Re: Financial firms warned of Qaeda cyber attack

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Al-Qaeda this, Al-Qaeda that, links to Al-Qaeda - pfffffft!

Seems that Al-Qaeda is as much under everybody's bed as Joseph
McCarthy's communists once were.  Whenever anything remotely whiffy
happens, Al-Qaeda is behind it. If your peanuts are all eaten or
your beer is flat, it's the devious work of shadowy Al-Qaeda.

The odd thing is that most everybody knows it for what it is.
Except of course for poor 'ole George W. Bush and his blind
followers - living in complete denial of reality.

So, when the *real* wolf happens along - who will be listening?

Speaking of the wolf - I wouldn't want to be holding too many US
dollars anyway - seems the arse is going to fall out of it - we
just don't know when.  Buy Gold!!


All flames automatically redirected to the bit-bucket.

On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 00:26:21 +1100 TheGesus <>
>On 12/3/06, Dave No, not that one Korn
><> wrote:
>> TheGesus wrote:
>> > More and more people are hearing the recommendation to
>"withdraw a
>> > little extra cash out of the banks" to prepare for cyber
>attacks. If
>> > as many as 1.32% of bank depositors take their advice and
>withdraw all
>> > their money, the banks will close their doors.
>> >
>> > Al Qaeda threatens to disrupt the electronic bank payments
>> > This system contributes about 90% of the US money supply.
>Without it,
>> > 10% of the money supply (the cash & coin) must take over the
>work of
>> > the other 90%.
>> >
>> > Conclusion: Withdraw and stockpile some cash now. Shoot for at
>> > three months' cash requirements. Don't wait. Start now.
>>   AQ don't intend to "attack the banking system".  They plan to
>> paranoids, suckers, and conspiracy-theorists like you to do
>their dirty work
>> for them.  They just need to spread a rumour and then sit back
>and watch as
>> all you "loyal patriots" trash your own country out of fear and
>>   ObTopic:  Sounds like a social engineering attack to me;
>attempting to
>> manipulate the users of a service into acting as an implicit
>ddos against
>> it.
>>     cheers,
>>       DaveK
>> --
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