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Terrorists train using 'World of Warcraft'

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The head of the Australian High Tech Crime Centre has claimed that terrorists are being trained in games such as World of Warcraft in an attempt to recreate simulated world environments.

Kevin Zuccato, speaking to an Australian Security Industry Association conference, also said that terrorists are going the games to learn weapons that are "identical to real-world armaments".

During his speech, Zuccato said that terrorists do not to travel to their target to carry out reconnaissance, but instead can do so using a virtual replica and rehearse an entire attack online.

"We need to start thinking about living, working and protecting two worlds and two realities," Zuccato said.

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