Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for February 4, 2002

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

TechWeb: WLAN Security on the Rise 04-Feb-02 08:23:57 ET

Story Highlights:“Ask a room full of IT managers to identify the biggest impediment to wireless LAN deployment and it’s a safe bet more than half of them will put security at the top of their lists…”

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“That’s a big problem, not only for users who are itching to gain wireless access to enterprise information resources but also for vendors that are trying to sell wireless infrastructure and applications…”

Full Story on TechWeb

LATimes: World Forum Web Site Crashes 03-Feb-02 05:34:12 ET

Story Highlights:“The Web site of the World Economic Forum crashed Friday, and cyber-activists claimed they took it down in a ‘virtual sit-in…'”

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“Forum officials said they were trying to determine what brought the site down…”

Full Story on LATimes

TechWeb: Should We Trust Microsoft’s Security Push? 01-Feb-02 04:51:30 ET

Story Highlights:“Microsoft’s press machine has cranked it up to full volume lately, turning out announcements on security and software quality…”

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“Microsoft’s new security push follows the typical pattern: The company falls behind on something, and Gates and Ballmer go public with the proclamations…”

Full Story on TechWeb

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