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Cyber Conflict Monitor Internet makes global economy vulnerable to Lehman-like crash, study says

The global economy is becoming so intertwined with the Internet, and the Internet has so many interlinked vulnerabilities, that one failure could cascade into a crash, a new study suggests.

By Staff writer / April 16, 2014

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The global economy is entering phase of heightened vulnerability to digital disruption – a threat likened to the US mortgage crisis, which was largely hidden until its dramatic collapse in 2008, a new report warns.