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Captain Crunch sets up security firm  01 February 2001 
Source: TheRegister - Posted by Jen Olson   
Legendary hacking figure Captain Crunch is returning from years of relative obscurity to set himself up as a security consultant. Perhaps the most well known figure in the digital underground besides Kevin Mitnick, John Draper made his name in 1971 when . . .
Close calls, but no cracks  29 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet / eWeek - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The dust has settled from the frantic first week of Openhack III, with its heavy traffic and mass of DoS attacks. The second week saw a lot more stability in the site and a bit more frustration from serious hackers still . . .
The next security threat: Web applications  29 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Jen Olson   
The next wave of hacking schemes focuses on a vulnerable and extremely difficult area to defend: Web applications. Application hacks take advantage of vulnerabilities that normally occur in many HTML pages. A person hacking into a Web page could, for example, . . .
From Outlaw to Consultant  29 January 2001 
Source: NY Times - Posted by Jen Olson   
... there may be no tale so poignant as that of John T. Draper, the mythical "phone phreak" who became a national figure in 1971 after being one of the first to discover that a toy whistle in the Cap'n Crunch . . .
Web war rages over DVD-cracking site  28 January 2001 
Source: USA Today - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In a move that free-speech activists hope will be trendsetting, Internet service provider Verio is standing up to the movie industry by refusing to remove a Web site the Motion Picture Association of America says is illegal. Many ISPs, especially smaller . . .
Internet Exploits Defined  26 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Start with the basics. "No longer does a hacker have to huddle in front of a glowing monitor. Today's hacker has at his disposal a literal arsenal of fully automated tools, through which he can gain access to your system without . . .
French hackers break SDMI, publish results  24 January 2001 
Source: LWN / - Posted by Jen Olson   
Two French hackers, Julien Stern and Julien Boeuf, have broken the Secure Digital Music Initiative's watermarking scheme. However, being French, they (1) have declined to sign SDMI's nondisclosure agreement, and (2) are not subject to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. So they have published their findings, both in French and in English. . . .
Security patches aren't being applied  24 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Jen Olson   
As a result, this easily avoidable problem has reached near-epidemic proportions. Making matters more frustrating is knowing that so many losses could have been easily avoided with a few mundane but crucial steps. "I would put patching in the top two . . .
Reverse Engineering: Necessary Function Or Illegal Activity?  23 January 2001 
Source: TechWeb - Posted by Nick DeClario   
A key ruling last October by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, located in San Mateo, Calif., affecting the home video game sector is having a direct impact on the entire software industry. The ruling, which upholds engineers' rights to . . .
Pentaguard defaces multiple government Web sites in US, UK and AU  23 January 2001 
Source: - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Tonight the staff has mirrored one of the largest, most systematic defacements of worldwide government servers on the Web. The defacers, known as Pentaguard, took out various government Web sites from 3 countries - the United Kingdom, Australia, and the . . .
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