Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for July 30, 2002


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


PCWorld: Microsoft Reveals Palladium Details 29-Jul-02 12:30:48 ET

Story Highlights:“During the month since Microsoft announced Palladium, its plan to marry hardware and software security inside every Windows PC has been hailed as either a potential savior or a scourge for computer security and user freedom…”

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“Details about Palladium, which remains years from mass deployment, have been sketchy and are bound to change, but Microsoft is now providing more information about the system, what it will do and what it won’t…”

Full Story on PCWorld


MSNBC: Auction Fraud on the Rise, Some Say 29-Jul-02 22:06:23 ET

Story Highlights:“Has auction fraud gotten worse recently? That depends on whom you ask…”

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“Dennis Barringer went hunting for con artists recently after he ordered a laptop computer from an auction seller and received a phone book instead…”

Full Story on MSNBC


The Register: WiFi Honeypots a New Hacker Trap 30-Jul-02 03:07:05 ET

Story Highlights:“Hackers searching for wireless access points in the nation’s capital may soon war drive right into a trap…”

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“Last month researchers at the government contractor Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) launched what might be the first organized wireless honeypot, designed to tempt unwary WiFi hackers and bandwidth borrowers and gather data on their techniques and tools of choice…”

Full Story on The Register


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