Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for April 8, 2002

A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.

BBC: Computer Crime ‘Soaring’ 08-Apr-02 06:46:15 ET

Story Highlights:“Most large businesses and government agencies in the US have been the victim of computer crime which has cost them millions of dollars…”

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“A survey by the Computer Security Institute and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Bureau of Investigation Web Site found that 85% of respondents had detected security breaches of their computer systems last year…”

Full Story on BBC

Wired: IPod: Music to Hackers’ Ears 08-Apr-02 02:00:34 ET

Story Highlights:“Jean-Olivier Lanctt-David is a 14-year-old hacker who has figured out a way to display online news headlines on Apple’s iPod digital music player…”

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“Lanctt-David, who has been using Macs since he was 4 and programming since he was 11, was given an iPod for Christmas and immediately wanted to make it do more than just play music…”

Full Story on Wired

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