A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.
Wired: The Man Who Debunks Virus Myths 06-Aug-01 06:37:48 ET
Story Highlights:“Rob Rosenberger is determined to shine the bright light of sarcasm into every dark corner of the computer security industry…”
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“His website, Vmyths, focuses on presenting the facts — as Rosenberger sees them — about computer viruses, dispelling any media-fueled hysteria about computer security and disputing the smallest shred of misinformation from the security industry itself…”
CRMDaily.com: Visa Unveils Fraud-Fighting Internet Payment System 03-Aug-01 13:59:31 ET
Story Highlights:“Visa USA is rolling out a new Internet-based payment system designed to to raise confidence among consumers worried about online security…”
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“Dubbed ‘Verified by Visa,’ the app confirms card users’ identities at the time of purchase while operating on Web browsers, wireless devices or PDAs (personal digital assistants)…”
[email protected] Week: A Net Unprotected 06-Aug-01 09:06:51 ET
Story Highlights:“Security experts are warning that the problems spawned by the malicious computer program Code Red may be dwarfed by the pain that lies ahead…”
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“Some worry Internet security problems are going to get really bad, really soon, especially because of the ‘polymorphic worm,’ an impending threat that’s nearly undetectable…”
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