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Hosting Firms Targeted After Late-Night Phone Spam  06 March 2000 
Source: - Brian McWilliams   - Posted by Team   
"Just who is Internet Solutions? And why are they calling me at 3 a.m.? That's the question hundreds of people are asking after being rousted from their sleep in recent weeks by an automated telemarketing call from the Web hosting . . .
The week in review: Web security concerns  05 March 2000 
Posted by Team   
Internet security and privacy issues dominated the news this week, topped by a hacker attack on an e-commerce site that represented the latest in a string of alarming online break-ins. Stolen credit cards and DoubleClick woes. . . .
Web Trader Seeks Denial Of Service Damages  04 March 2000 
Source: PlanetIT - Posted by Team   
As a result of what it now said were software conflicts, [National Discount Brokers] said its site had been subjected to ``several instances of hacker-like denial of services' which precluded some of the company's customers from reaching the Web . . .
U.S. Releases First National Online Sales Figures  03 March 2000 
Source: E-Commerce Times - Posted by Team   
Releasing the first of what will be a steady stream of quarterly reports on national Web sales, U.S. Secretary of Commerce William Daley reported Thursday that e-commerce retail sales topped $5.3 billion (US$) for the fourth quarter of 1999. . . .
FBI nabs teen-ager's computer in hacker search  03 March 2000 
Source: - Posted by Team   
WASHINGTON--Federal agents investigating last month's Internet attacks have seized a computer from a 17-year-old New England boy and are considering charging him with computer crimes unrelated to those disruptions, a federal law enforcement official said yesterday. . . .
Email, Privacy, and the Law  03 March 2000 
Source: -   - Posted by Team   
Gregg Knauss writes..."It's a nightmare scenario: You make someone mad, they sue, and suddenly your once private email is delivered directly into their hands - everything you've ever said about them, right down to your spelling errors, available for them . . .
Senate panel asks for hacker's counsel  02 March 2000 
Source: - Posted by Team   
WASHINGTON--The government is seeking advice from an infamous computer hacker, just weeks after his release from federal prison, about keeping its electronic networks safe from intruders. . . .
Students fight Napster bans  02 March 2000 
Source: - Posted by Team   
College students bent on maintaining access to the popular Napster music software [allows students and other users to easily swap MP3s] on campus networks have circulated a petition online urging administrators to lift their bans. . . .
New Federal Security Policy on the Way  02 March 2000 
Source: - Posted by Team   
It would be nice if they would also take an open source security model into consideration. Dan Verton writes..."The new National Information Assurance Acquisition Policy, approved last month by the National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee, will . . .
U.S. Wants Less Web Anonymity  01 March 2000 
Source: Wired News - Posted by Team   
Deputy attorney general Eric Holder spoke to a joint congressional panel, "the Clinton administration is reviewing "whether we have adequate legal tools to locate, identify, and prosecute cyber criminals," but stopped short of endorsing a specific proposal." . . .
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