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California-Based Internet Service Companies Fall Victim to Hacker Attacks  29 August 2000 
Source: AntiOnline - Posted by Jen Olson   
At least two local Internet service companies have fallen prey recently to the same destructive pranks that brought behemoth Web sites such as search engine Yahoo!, online book retailer and to their knees back in February. Linkline Communications . . .
Taking Over the Airwaves: Hackers Attack Air Traffic Control Radio  29 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Jen Olson   
Britain's Civil Aviation Authority has issued a safety alert about a new threat to air passengers: hackers taking over air traffic control transmissions and giving pilots bogus orders. The number of incidents in which radio hackers have broken into frequencies used . . .
Hacktivists crash Korea govt home page  29 August 2000 
Source: The Register - Posted by Jen Olson   
Protesters forced the Korean Ministry of Information and Communication's Web site to shut down for 10 hours on Saturday. But was it a mass click-in or a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attack which brought the service to its knees?
Canada Probes Allegation That U.S. Hacked Secret Files  29 August 2000 
Source: Chicago Tribune - Posted by Jen Olson   
Canadian police said Friday that they were investigating allegations unknown agents had used rigged computer software to hack into Canada's top secret intelligence files and thereby endanger national security. The Toronto Star said police were probing whether Israeli and U.S. spies . . .
Teenager questioned about Irish Internet hacker attack  28 August 2000 
Source: AntiOnline - Posted by Jen Olson   
A 17-year-old has been questioned by Irish police after a security breach forced the country's leading Internet service provider to change the passwords of 30,000 of its 240,000 customers, a spokesman said on Monday. The teenager was arrested in Wicklow, . . .
U.K. police crack plans to rob Net bank Egg  23 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Chris Pallack   
LONDON--British police have arrested three men suspected of attempting a robbery in cyberspace of Internet bank Egg--a sign that organized crime is turning to the computer rather than the gun in bank raids.
Big Brother Spain In Trouble Over Web Site Hack  23 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Chris Pallack   
The organizers of the Spanish version of the "Big Brother" TV show, where 10 contestants living in a house for nine weeks agree to be watched 24 hours a day by TV cameras, warts and all, has hit a data protection . . .
Hacked FreeWebStuff Site Still Offline, May Not Return  22 August 2000 
Source: NewsBytes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
FreeWebStuff.Com, Inc., the "get-paid-to-surf" Internet company that became so infiltrated by hackers it was forced to take its site down on July 10, may be offline permanently. "We would love to relaunch the site, if we had a partner to bring . . .
Scary Hole Found at ZKey  18 August 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Pete O'Hara   
supposed to be securely stored on ZKey's award-winning information storage portal. All he needed was a little JavaScript. A new security hole, discovered Aug. 14 by a hacker who calls himself "Blue Adept," allows ZKey users on Internet Explorer 5.5 . . .
Hackers hammer Irish Internet service  18 August 2000 
Source: ComputerWeekly - Posted by Jen Olson   
Thousands of computer users were left without an Internet connection after a hacker attacked the Irish Internet service provider Eircom. The company issued new passwords to its 240,000 customers in Ireland as a precautionary measure to protect e-mails and websites. . . .
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