A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.
ABCNews: The Clouds of Digital War 08-Jul-02 07:07:09 ET
Story Highlights:“Many security experts fear that the next big terrorist strike against the United States might be on — and through — the Internet and other vital interconnected computer networks…”
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“And the suspected attacks won’t just deny Net surfers access to their favorite Web site or increase the risk of damaging computer viruses through e-mail. Rather, experts say the next cyber attack could actually lead to physical damage to real-world targets…”
The Age: X Marks the Spot for Hackers 08-Jul-02 20:07:48 ET
Story Highlights:“Strange chalked symbols have begun to appear among the graffiti sprayed on the walls of Melbourne’s city buildings…”
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“They are the marks of the ‘war chalkers’ — computer hackers who roam the streets with radio-equipped notebook computers, trying to find open or unguarded wireless computer networks they can penetrate…”
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