Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for May 10, 2002


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


ComputerWorld: Cisco CEO: Enterprise Security More Than Just Firewalls 09-May-02 16:25:09 ET

Story Highlights:“After giving his keynote address at yesterday’s Networld+Interop conference, Cisco Systems Inc. President and CEO John Chambers told a press panel that IT managers won’t be able to build better security solely by restricting access to applications…”

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“Companies, he said, can’t hide behind firewalls and expect to achieve the productivity needed to improve their own bottom lines…”

Full Story on ComputerWorld


ABCNews: Patriotic Protectors or Pranksters? 10-May-02 09:07:58 ET

Story Highlights:“They call themselves the ‘Deceptive Duo’ and say they’re trying to protect the United States from terrorist hackers…”

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“But their victims don’t appreciate the pair’s brand of patriotism…”

Full Story on ABCNews


ComputerWorld: At Senate Hearing, Cyberterrorism Fears on the Rise 09-May-02 09:58:30 ET

Story Highlights:“With every passing day and with every new network installed, the U.S. becomes more vulnerable to terrorist activity online…”

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“Since Sept. 11, national security officials have redoubled their efforts to find ways to better protect the nation’s telecommunications and electric power grids, financial institutions, oil, gas and water systems, and transportation and emergency services, all of which constitute what is known as critical infrastructure…”

Full Story on ComputerWorld


ABCNews: Attack of the Clones Cloned Online 09-May-02 06:48:10 ET

Story Highlights:“A week before its scheduled release, illegal copies of ‘Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones’ are already appearing on the Internet…”

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“One copy of the movie making the rounds online appears to have been recorded at a private showing, using a tripod-mounted digital camcorder pointed at the screen…”

Full Story on ABCNews


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