News site boosts security after hacker changes story
Fri Sep 21 2001

A computer security expert says he hacked into a news website and altered a story without permission. He posted quotes attributed to George Bush on a Yahoo! report. The we...Link

Americans want Uncryption
Fri Sep 21 2001

Three in four Americans favour tough anti-encryption laws, in the wake of last week's terrorist atrocities, a survey finds. Seventy-two per cent believe anti-encryption law...Link

Users: Nimda a tough worm to fight
Fri Sep 21 2001

Cleaning out systems infected by the Nimda worm could prove to be a much harder and more time-consuming task for users than getting rid of other pieces of malicious software. ...Link

Attack forces users to re-think security
Fri Sep 21 2001

BUSINESSES ARE RE-EVALUATING their network security as the threat of cyberterrorism and computer attacks looms in the wake of the deadly New York and Washington strikes. The...Link

Is there a plan to DoS defacement sites off the Internet?
Thu Sep 20 2001

Is there a co-ordinated attempt taking place to force defacement archives off the Internet? After Safemode.org told us that a distributed denial of service attack against i...Link

IT security budgets soar
Thu Sep 20 2001

IT security sales will triple in value to $21 billion by the end of 2005, compared with the $6.7bn recorded in 2000. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)of ...Link

A 'Tarpit' That Traps Worms
Thu Sep 20 2001
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Who's Protecting Our Infrastructure?
Thu Sep 20 2001

Chris Wysopal, a computer-security expert, was scheduled to brief the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 12. But when the Federal A...Link

Microsoft 'admits' spreading Nimda worm
Thu Sep 20 2001

Visitors downloading files from Microsoft’s Japanese Web site got an unexpected surprise yesterday morning – the Nimda worm appearing in their inboxes. The software giant sai...Link

Nimba Virus Called More Potent Than Predecessors
Thu Sep 20 2001

A rogue computer program has been copying itself from computer to computer since Tuesday morning, causing slowdowns for many Internet users as it grabs network bandwidth and i...Link

Nimda computer virus rampant in Asia
Thu Sep 20 2001
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Security firm caught out by Nimda
Thu Sep 20 2001

Here's an embarrassing one, security firm Alternative Computer Technology appears to have got infected with the Nimda virus which not only infects Windows PCs but also sticks ...Link

5 Hack attacks
Thu Sep 20 2001

1. HACKER PUTS $10m BOUNTY ON OSAMA BIN LADEN Fugitive namesake takes no prisoners... www.silicon.com/a47437 2. TASTELESS HACK LEAVES WEB USERS FUMING Fluffi Bunni not very ...Link

Nimda worm tails off
Thu Sep 20 2001

The spread of Nimda, the hybrid worm that affects both email users and Web sites, appears to be subsiding. But the effects of the most sophisticated virus yet unleashed are st...Link

Nimda Computer Virus Still Spreading in Asia
Thu Sep 20 2001

The Nimda computer virus spread at dizzying speed through parts of Asia on Thursday for a second day, but experts said the worldwide outbreak may be close to peaking for the p...Link

Nimda computer virus strikes firms in China
Thu Sep 20 2001

A number of Chinese corporations have been struck by the rapidly spreading Nimda computer virus with individual users also afflicted, state media said today. Large firms in...Link