At 06:12 PM 6/8/2003 -0600, Anne & Lynn Wheeler wrote:
at a recent cybersecurity conference, somebody made the statement that (of the current outsider, internet exploits, approximately 1/3rd are buffer overflows, 1/3rd are network traffic containing virus that infects a machine because of automatic scripting, and 1/3 are social engineering (convince somebody to divulge information). As far as I know, evesdropping on network traffic doesn't even show as a blip on the radar screen.

virus attempting to harvest ("shared-secret", single-factor) passwords at financial institutions

and somewhat related: authentication white paper

Anne & Lynn Wheeler
Internet trivia 20th anv
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