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Los Alamos lab employee arrested for alleged hacking  12 January 2001 
Source: CNN - Posted by Nick DeClario   
A current employee of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the nation's top nuclear weapons research facility, has been arrested on charges of computer hacking and tampering with a witness while a student, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday.. . .
IRC: Attack From Killer 'HaX0rZ'  10 January 2001 
Source: Wired - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Probably the best account on what's been happening with Undernet. "But IRC channels are increasingly being hit with denial of service attacks that are severe enough to cause their service contracts with ISPs to be terminated and IRC servers to shut . . .
Security guard hacks nuke plant  10 January 2001 
Source: The Register - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A security patrolman is believed to have hacked his way into computer networks at the Bradwell nuclear reactor in Essex near London and to have altered and deleted information, the Guardian Unlimited reported Tuesday. . . .
Top Level Domains: Winners and Losers, 2000  08 January 2001 
Source: Attrition - Posted by Nick DeClario   
Over year 2000, recorded over 5800 defacements, over 2000 more defacements over 1999. Where did all of these defacements come from? Did any Top Level Domains manage to reduce their share of defacements over the last year in what can . . .
Infamous Internet hackers become security consultants  05 January 2001 
Source: Austin American-Statesman / Lexis - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Some of the Internet's most adept computer hackers are forming a multimillion-dollar security company to advise the world's largest banks and hospitals how to keep their data safe. Members of the Boston-based L0pht Heavy Industries, who once boasted to the Senate . . .
Daily Cybercrime and Security Report  05 January 2001 
Source: E-Commerce Times - Posted by Jen Olson   
If you do business on the Internet, you cannot afford to be uninformed about the dangers and pitfalls that cybercrime poses. The following is a daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.
Hacking: It's a mad, mad, mad new world  04 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet eWeek - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Several recent news items show that the new era is fast upon us-for example, the hostage-taking of some 55,000 credit card numbers at Not long before, a cracker was discovered to have been siphoning money into his bank account from . . .
Are we ready for a cyber-UL?  03 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Bruce Schneier's comments on a security Underwriters Laboratory. As always, a well-thought-out commentary well worth reading. " Second, network security is much too hard to test. Again, safes are easy. Breaking into them requires skill but is reasonably straightforward. Modern software . . .
Hacker meltdown fails to materalise  03 January 2001 
Source: TheRegister - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The widespread fear of a concerted distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack over the holiday season thankfully failed to materialise, but security experts are still at odds over how serious the threat was. Fears about an attack similar to that which . . .
Cracker offers defacement service  02 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet UK - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Web site defacement has come within the reach of everyday Internet users after a computer cracker known for defacing UK Web sites launched a scheme allowing anyone to take part in Web graffiti. The cracker -- known as Evil Angelica -- . . .
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