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Kerberos Made To Heel To Windows 2000  29 February 2000 
Source: Interactive Week [Found on linuxtoday] - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
"In a move that company detractors said is another sign of its infamous 'Embrace, Extend, Extinguish' strategy, Microsoft has used an open Internet security standard in its Windows 2000 operating system and made modifications without openly documenting its changes." . . .
 
NSA Defends Eavesdropping Policy  28 February 2000 
Source: WorldNews -   - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
"We want to assure you that the NSA's activities are conducted in accordance with the highest constitutional, legal and ethical standards, and in compliance with statutes and regulations designed to protect the privacy rights of U.S. persons". . . .
 
FBI Admits Hackers Crippled Its WebSite  26 February 2000 
Source: APBNews.com -   - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
"The FBI acknowledged today that electronic vandals shut down its own Internet site for hours last week in the same type of attack that disrupted some of the Web's major commercial sites. The bureau's Web site, www.fbi.gov, remained inaccessible for . . .
 
Security Experts, Universities Will Fight DoS Attacks  25 February 2000 
Source: PlanetIT - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Efforts continued this week to help universities shore up security with stronger password protection and secure communications. Four vendors, led by the SANS Institute, a think tank that specializes in security, next week will announce they are teaming up to . . .
 
DoS a Crime of the Information Age  22 February 2000 
Source: Upside Today - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Upside Today writes, "You can almost hear the parchment easing out of the laser printers at Yahoo:
Wanted:Dead or Alive
Mixter, Coolio, Mafiaboy
or anyone responsible for the 2/8/00 crippling of the Yahoo network
. . .
 
Web attacks: Are ISPs doing enough?  22 February 2000 
Source: Robert Lemos, ZDNet -   - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Robert Lemos writes..."Security experts and Internet users are becoming increasingly vocal about their concerns that high-speed Internet providers are not doing enough to ensure the data security of home users." ...but, someday we will realize that security is everyones . . .
 
Germany Takes Aim at Hackers  21 February 2000 
Source: Internet News - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
German government is coordinating a task force to try to deal with Internet security threats. "German Interior Secretary Otto Schily is setting up a Task Force to deal with the hacker threat following a spate of recent attacks on . . .
 
Who's Going to Train the Cyber Security Pros?  17 February 2000 
Source: Business Week Nicole St. Pierre - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Nicole St. Pierre writes "Recent breaches of Web-site security are raising concern that the American workforce may not have enough troops to battle cyber snoops. Only about a half-dozen academic institutions in the U.S. have graduate programs that address computer . . .
 
Denial of Service (DoS) FAQ  15 February 2000 
Source: SecurityPortal - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
This FAQ covers denial of service attacks (DoS) in great depth, and has links to software that can be used to execute DoS attacks. Reviewing the DoS attack code can be helpful in assisting you in finding evidence of compromised . . .
 
FBI follows Internet chat room leads in hacker probe  15 February 2000 
Source: CNN Tech News - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
CNN reports, "The FBI is pursuing a number of promising leads, including Internet chat room conversations, in the probe of last week's hacker attacks on several top Web sites, according to sources familiar with the investigation." . . .
 
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