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Cyber threats mounting rapidly, experts warn

Conference highlights "next big wave of cyber security" as machines increasingly exchange information, widening the scope of potential cyber attacks

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The Japanese IT minister said the scale of damage caused by malicious activity in cyberspace is increasing quickly while theft of information is rising daily, potentially endangering people's lives.

Nago, Japan

WHEN experts from around the world gathered in this city on Okinawa Island over the weekend to discuss the brave new world of cyber society and cyber security, it was at times a cross between science fiction and a horror movie - a combination of present reality and future