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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 . . .
Linux' Bug Problem: Getting the Fixes Out  23 January 2001 
Source: BusinessWeek - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Still, the continuing spread of Ramen raises some serious questions about the ability of the open-source community to live up to its security boasts. Linux supporters have long claimed the transparent nature of open-source development produces more secure software and fixes . . .
Systematic attack over weekend targets government sites on three continents  23 January 2001 
Source: CNN - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The attack was one of the largest, most systematic defacements of worldwide government servers on the Web, said on its site. The sites were replaced with the hackers' logo and the message "presents... the largest .gov and .mil mass . . .
Planet Suffers Big Hack Attack  22 January 2001 
Source: Wired - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
A group calling itself Pentaguard simultaneously cracked government websites in the United States, England and Australia. The group replaced the home pages of the sites over the weekend with a statement reading "The largest .gov & .mil mass defacement in the . . .
Vandals mutate Ramen Linux worm  22 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Pete O'Hara   
After infecting NASA and Texas A&M University last week, the worm--a self-spreading program that focuses on versions 6.2 and 7.0 of Red Hat's Linux OS--is making its move on Linux servers abroad, as vandals use the program to post digital graffiti.. . .
Openhack III bowed but not broken  22 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet eWeek - Posted by Nick DeClario   
The battle has begun, and the first salvo was a fierce one, as a cascade of denial-of-service attacks swept over the Openhack III site in its first four days of operation. As of midday Thursday, no one had succeeded in any . . .
Yahoo, Microsoft traffic 'hijacked'  22 January 2001 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Nick DeClario   
A computer glitch is being blamed for cutting off Web traffic headed for and on Saturday. For about 12 hours, thousands of Internet users trying to visit those two popular Web sites and dozens of others were instead sent . . .
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