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CNN Justice Correspondent Kelli Arena looks at the growing threat of cyberterrorism in Part 1 of her three-part series Crime on the Internet. Parts 2 and 3 will air Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 p.m.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Technology is improving communications, efficiency and the effectiveness of organizations around the world.

The advances may be great benefits to consumers, but they generate scary thoughts for authorities, who fear that some groups could use the Internet to launch terrorist attacks.

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CNN's Kelli Arena reports on the growing threat of terrorism through computers

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In part one of a three-part series on cybercrime, CNN Justice Correspondent Kelli Arena looks at the threat of cyberterrorism.



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