Justice Dept. Urges Cops to Keep Up With Cybercrime

2000-09-07 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* test drive the read/write version of this newsletter at http://techPolice.com "Justice Dept. Urges Cops to Keep Up With Cybercrime" Newsbytes (08/31/00) The Justice Department released a report late last week warning that criminals are threatening to lap law enforcement agencies in terms of

15-year-old paid for car using CheckFree

2000-09-10 Thread cybercrime-alerts
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (September 9, 2000 8:41 p.m. EDT http://www.nandotimes.com) - A 15-year-old unlicensed driver who crashed through a fence and ran over a stop sign may have bought the car by tapping a state account through the Internet, police say. Terrance Lloyd bought the $15,000 Plymouth

Cyber-Security Called 'Dismal'

2000-09-14 Thread cybercrime-alerts
"Cyber-Security Called 'Dismal'" Washington Post (09/12/00) P. A3; Newman, Cathy A House panel finds that many government agencies have inadequate computer security and are at risk from computer hackers and cyber-terrorists. The Department of Health and Human Services is among the seven

Computer-related crimes to plague Olympics .....

2000-09-15 Thread cybercrime-alerts
** via http://www.theMezz.com/cybercrime/ subscribe free ** Computer-related crimes to plague Olympics By Sandra Van Dijk Computerworld Australia SYDNEY -- THE Olympic Games provide an environment for crime to flourish, especially in the areas of credit card fraud and counterfeit currency,

Silicon Valley, Irish Police Connect to Fight High-Tech Crime

2000-09-15 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Silicon Valley, Irish Police Connect to Fight High-Tech Crime Matthew B. Stannard, Chronicle Staff Writer SEPTEMBER 14, 2000, THURSDAY, FINAL EDITION Copyright 2000 The Chronicle Publishing Co. The San Francisco Chronicle Silicon Valley police met their peers from Silicon Isle yesterday as

Eve.com today temporarily shut down its Web site...

2000-09-15 Thread cybercrime-alerts
By Troy Wolverton and Stefanie Olsen Staff Writers, CNET News.com September 13, 2000, 5:20 p.m. PT Eve.com today temporarily shut down its Web site after a security breach exposed customer order information on thousands of orders dating back to last year. Discovered by San Francisco Bay Area

writer who created the infamous Chernobyl virus Could face up to three years

2000-09-16 Thread cybercrime-alerts
The virus writer who created the infamous Chernobyl virus has been detained by authorities in Taiwan and could face up to three years in jail. Chen Ing-hau escaped prosecution after being detained in 1999 but a Taiwanese student whose computer was this year crippled by the virus has brought

Losing Lotto tickets turned into winners

2000-09-16 Thread cybercrime-alerts
JOHN L. PETTERSON; The Kansas City Star Copyright 2000 The Kansas City Star Co. September 16, 2000, Saturday METROPOLITAN EDITION TOPEKA - The Kansas Lottery's former computer manager was charged Friday with 268 counts of computer crime, theft and official misconduct for allegedly

Cavio unveils thumbprint-based online payment system

2000-09-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Cavio unveils thumbprint-based online payment system (09/18/2000) Payment software start-up Cavio Corp will today launch its first product, an online trading mechanism for global high-value transactions that it claims will minimize the risk of fraud by using existing private bank networks

Smart cards finally arrive in the US

2000-09-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Smart cards finally arrive in the US (09/14/2000) Having been popular in Europe for years, the smart card has made it finally to the US. Credit card giant Visa USA has launched "smart Visa", a multifunctional chip payment platform. The platform will provide several pre-packaged applications

* FITTING A PUNISHMENT TO WHITE-COLLAR CRIME

2000-09-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
FITTING A PUNISHMENT TO WHITE-COLLAR CRIME September 12, 2000, Tuesday, METRO EDITION Copyright 2000 The Roanoke Times World News Roanoke Times World News WHITE-COLLAR crime rarely prompts the outrage or draws the lengthy prison sentences of street crimes. It leaves no violated or bleeding

* QUALCOMM CEO'S LAPTOP STOLEN

2000-09-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
QUALCOMM CEO'S LAPTOP STOLEN FOLLOWING SPEECH MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER Copyright 2000 / Los Angeles Times September 18, 2000, Monday, Home Edition A team of techno-sleuths spent Sunday trying to find the stolen computer of Qualcomm CEO Irwin Jacobs after the laptop--which contained

* Contestants Unable to Breach netMIND

2000-09-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
netMIND Foils Hackers; Contestants Unable to Breach the Internet Firewall Appliance's Security Copyright 2000 Business Wire, Inc. In spite of the flurry of Internet traffic, pings and port scanning, no one was able to penetrate the netMIND(TM) firewall and claim the $1,000.00 prize offered

* SEC settles Net fraud case with teen

2000-09-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
SEC settles Net fraud case with teen By Reuters September 20, 2000 2:40 PM PT URL: http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2630621,00.html WASHINGTON -- The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday settled a case against a New Jersey teen who allegedly made more than $272,000 in

* 'Hacktivist' vows to strike again over fuel costs

2000-09-23 Thread cybercrime-alerts
'Hacktivist' vows to strike again over fuel costs THE DAILY TELEGRAPH(LONDON) September 21, 2000, Thursday Andrew Craig A computer hacker who vandalised the front pages of hundreds of UK websites as part of the fuel protest says he will strike again if forecourt prices do not

* TEEN HACKER JAILED IN US

2000-09-24 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Copyright 2000 Scottish Daily Record Sunday Mail Ltd. Daily Record September 23, 2000, Saturday Copyright 2000 Scottish Daily Record Sunday Mail Ltd. A TEENAGE schoolboy has been jailed for six months for hacking into top-secret computers at the Pentagon and NASA headquarters. Jonathan

* NSA offer outsiders a rare glimpse of facilities

2000-09-27 Thread cybercrime-alerts
FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - The super-secret National Security Agency (NSA), which eavesdrops on communications worldwide as part of U.S. spying operations, opened its doors on Saturday to offer outsiders a rare glimpse of facilities that test antennas and print nuclear code books. About 16,500

* Is Micky Mouse OK?

2000-09-27 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Sep 25, 2000 - 11:10 PM LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - A hacker broke into a computer system at Walt Disney World last week where hundreds of guests' names, addresses and mug shots are available, a company spokesman said Monday. The hacker broke into a computer system used by the Leave a Legacy

* Europe, U.S. Near Agreement on Cybercrime Treaty

2000-09-27 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Europe, U.S. Near Agreement on Cybercrime Treaty European and U.S. officials are moving toward a final draft of the world's first international treaty on cybercrime, a broad effort that high-tech industry groups and privacy advocates fear could intrude on personal privacy and hamper

* harsher penalties under a bill

2000-09-30 Thread cybercrime-alerts
By The Associated Press Special to CNET News.com September 27, 2000, 9:20 p.m. PT SACRAMENTO--Computer hackers who intentionally spread computer viruses will soon face harsher penalties under a bill signed today by California Gov. Gray Davis. The bill, by Assemblyman Rico Oller, R-San

* Man imprisoned for cyberterror on teenage girls;

2000-10-07 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* Yankees Web Site Gets Obscene Bronx Cheer

2000-10-29 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* CYBER TERRORISM: The East May Soon Meet The West

2000-11-03 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* COMPUTER THIEVES PUT 10,000 PATIENTS AT RISK

2000-11-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* Lookup the IP address(es) associated with any valid domain name

2000-11-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* Yahoo! blasted for chat room apathy

2000-11-12 Thread cybercrime-alerts
get back to us about a meeting. I emailed them at the beginning of the week. ... We're not going to let this go and we will continue to push Yahoo! further." Following conversations with Yahoo! Wednesday, requests for reaction to Williams' and Carr's comments have gone unanswered. -- arc

* cybercrime -alerts * Bill Punishes Crypto

2000-11-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime -alerts * former Portsmouth employer was indicted last week

2000-11-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime -alerts * Kevin Mitnick Says New ID Book Goes Too

2000-11-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime-alerts * FBI Surveillance Tool Questioned

2000-11-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
FBI Surveillance Tool Questioned By D. IAN HOPPER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI's controversial e-mail surveillance tool, known as Carnivore, can retrieve all communications that go through an Internet service - far more than FBI officials have said it does - a recent

* cybercrime-alerts * Internet Romance Leads to 2 Deaths

2000-11-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Internet Romance Leads to 2 Deaths Jealous Husband Kills Wife's Lover, Self, Cops Say Nov. 17, 2000 By Seamus McGraw WESTERLY, R.I. (APBnews.com) -- Rickie Mandes slipped his old .45-caliber handgun into his pocket. Then, police say, he took one last moment in his lonely apartment and

* cybercrime-alerts * Denial of Service Attacks Planned For Christmas - ISS

2000-11-18 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Denial of Service Attacks Planned For Christmas - ISS By Steve Gold, Newsbytes ATLANTA, GEORGIA, U.S.A., 17 Nov 2000, 12:35 PM CST X-Force, the research and development (RD) team of Internet Security Systems [NASDAQ:ISSX] (ISS), has warned that hackers are planning an online attack-fest

* cybercrime-alerts * How Russia's cyber crooks hack the net

2000-11-20 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Sunday November 19, 2000 http://www.guardian.co.uk/internetnews/story/0,7369,399801,00.html In St Petersburg, modern villains don't use shotguns to rob banks. Their weapons are rebuilt computers and stolen internet accounts. Amelia Gentleman reports from the new capital of virtual crime. It

* cybercrime-alerts * Low risk worm could squirm into trouble

2000-11-20 Thread cybercrime-alerts
"Low risk" worm could squirm into trouble By Paul Festa Staff Writer, CNET News.com November 16, 2000, 11:35 a.m. PT URL: http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-3726171.html Is it a worm or a chameleon? Antivirus companies say a worm called Hybris carries no destructive payload and is relatively

* cybercrime-alerts * drowning in passwords........

2000-11-21 Thread cybercrime-alerts
http://www.techserver.com/noframes/story/0,2294,500281551-500442563-502858611-0,00.html By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, Associated Press (November 20, 2000 7:09 a.m. EST http://www.nandotimes.com) - City workers in Oceanside, Calif., were drowning in passwords. One password for e-mail, another to see

* cybercrime-alerts * Yahoo! vows crackdown on pedophiles

2000-11-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Yahoo! vows crackdown on pedophiles In an exclusive interview, Yahoo!'s UK managing director says she will personally oversee the appointment of an inspector to eradicate pedophiles from chat rooms. In an exclusive interview, Yahoo!'s UK managing director says she will personally oversee the

* cybercrime-alerts * Interagency Lab Targets Digital

2000-11-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
"California and the West; Interagency Lab Targets Digital Evidence; Crime: FBI Chief Freeh Says Nation's First Regional Computer Forensics Facility Will Serve as Prototype" Los Angeles Times (11/15/00) P. 1-3; Perry, Tony FBI Director Louis Freeh presided over the recent dedication of the

* cybercrime-alerts * Learn to Minimize the Risk of Being Cyberstalked

2000-11-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
"Learn to Minimize the Risk of Being Cyberstalked" Miami Herald (11/13/00) P. 30; Grossman, Mark As computers become an ever-greater presence in peoples' lives, so does the specter of cyberstalking. The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office says roughly 20 percent of its stalking

* cybercrime-alerts * HACKERS PLAN TO DENY CHRISTMAS WITH TROJAN ZOMBIES.

2000-11-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
HACKERS PLAN TO DENY CHRISTMAS WITH TROJAN ZOMBIES. Copyright 2000 VNU Network News November 22, 2000 Internet security researchers have warned that hackers are planning to launch internet-based Denial of Service (DoS) attacks on web retailers over the Christmas period. Internet Security

* cybercrime-alerts * AIM users prone to name hijacks

2000-11-30 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Thursday November 30 08:16 PM EST AIM users prone to name hijacks By Robert Lemos, ZDNet News Flaws in the server used to sign up for AOL's Instant Messenger give hackers a way to steal other users' names. But you can protect yourself. Users of America Online's Instant Messenger application

* cybercrime-alerts * E-mail `bombing' jams Broward County Elections Office Web

2000-12-03 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime-alerts * New virus creates Shockwaves

2000-12-03 Thread cybercrime-alerts
New virus creates Shockwaves By Megan McAuliffe, ZDNet Australia December 3, 2000 5:52 PM PT URL: http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2660381,00.html The virus, known as TROJ_Shockwave.a arrives as an email message similar to the infamous Melissa and Love Bug worms. "We've learnt

* cybercrime-alerts * Cyber Crime: Whose Fight Is It?

2000-12-04 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Cyber Crime: Whose Fight Is It? Dennis L. Lindsey July 21, 2000 Source URL: http://www.sans.org/infosecFAQ/cybercrime.htm Introduction Little Johnny can't wait to get home so he can check out the internet for more clues to his PlayStation computer game. When he finally arrives in his room, he

* cybercrime-alerts * Palestinian Crackers

2000-12-04 Thread cybercrime-alerts
http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,40449,00.html by Carmen J. Gentile 2:00 a.m. Dec. 2, 2000 PST Palestinian supporters are using a combination of hacking tools and viruses to gain what appears to be the upper hand in the Middle Easts ongoing cyber war. They are distributing the tools

* cybercrime-alerts * The fight against cyber-crime

2000-12-05 Thread cybercrime-alerts
he fight against cyber-crime Kevin A O'Brien Copyright 2000 Jane's Information Group Limited,All Rights Reserved Jane's Intelligence Review December 1, 2000 While governments and international bodies attempt to confront the problems of cyber-crime through new legislation and techniques,

* cybercrime-alerts * At the Local Level, A Losing War on Internet Crime

2000-12-05 Thread cybercrime-alerts
At the Local Level, A Losing War on Internet Crime (12/5) by Paul Matthews December 05, 2000 PHOENIX - Gail Thackeray is Arizona's point woman in the state's war on cybercrime, and she's about to be overrun. Now, the state attorney general's special counsel on cybercrime is demanding more

* cybercrime-alerts * Scarfo case could test cyber-spying tactic

2000-12-05 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Scarfo case could test cyber-spying tactic By George Anastasia INQUIRER STAFF WRITER A federal gambling case against the son of jailed mob boss Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo could instead be the first legal test of cutting-edge cyber-surveillance technology that some critics of federal

* cybercrime-alerts * Police Have Few Weapons Against Cyber-Criminals

2000-12-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Police Have Few Weapons Against Cyber-Criminals Problem Stems from Lack of Funds, Training By Greg Farrell December 06, 2000 At a time when law enforcement agencies are winning the war against violent crime, they seem to be losing the war against cybercrime. The problem: Law enforcement

* cybercrime-alerts * Cybercrimes Face Lax Prosecution

2000-12-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
*via http://theMezz.com/cybercrime Wednesday December 6 8:31 PM ET Cybercrimes Face Lax Prosecution By LEIGH STROPE, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Criminal laws in most countries have not been extended into cyberspace yet, potentially

* cybercrime-alerts * cybercrime-alerts makes top 20 list

2000-12-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime-alerts * Crime Lab Will Target Cyber Theft

2000-12-08 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Crime Lab Will Target Cyber Theft Greg Rickabaugh South Carolina Bureau December 07, 2000 Law enforcement agencies have a long way to go before they can fight cyber criminals like they do common criminals, according to Aiken County Sheriff Howard Sellers. A criminal who uses a computer as

* cybercrime-alerts * Guard tapped for infowar duties

2000-12-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
http://www.vny.com/cf/News/upidetail.cfm?QID=142127 By PAMELA HESS Wednesday, 6 December 2000 18:39 (ET) WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Pentagon formally tapped the National Guard and reserves to shore up the Defense Department's information warfare apparatus Wednesday, calling for 182

* cybercrime-alerts * Personal firewalls not so safe

2000-12-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Monday December 11 04:19 PM EST Personal firewalls not so safe By Scott Berinato, eWEEK It's one thing to rush an application to market without thinking about security. It's another to rush a security application to market. But that's what's happened with several personal firewalls—a

* cybercrime-alerts * Cyberspace Suicide Brings Death Net to Japan

2000-12-23 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Cyberspace Suicide Brings Death Net to Japan Posted at 7:38 a.m. PST Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000 BY JON HERSKOVITZ TOKYO (Reuters) - This is a modern tale of a middle-aged male dentist and an unemployed young woman destined for an untimely demise. They made contact in an Internet chat room. They

* cybercrime-alerts * Port scans legal, judge says

2000-12-24 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Port scans legal, judge says Federal court finds that scanning a network doesn't cause damage, or threaten public health and safety. By Kevin Poulsen December 18, 2000 9:05 AM PT A tiff between two IT contractors that spiraled into federal court ended last month with a U.S. district court

* cybercrime-alerts * Top 10 security stories of 2000

2000-12-24 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* cybercrime-alerts has been named EDITORS CHOICE TOP TWENTY lists at topica.com - Top 10 security stories of 2000 By Robert Lemos, ZDNN December 24, 2000 7:39 PM PT URL: http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2668051,00

* cybercrime-alerts * New Shell Disrupts Electronics

2000-12-28 Thread cybercrime-alerts
New Shell Disrupts Electronics December 28, 2000 LONDON, Dec 28 (UPI) -- British scientists have developed a non-explosive artillery shell that can put out such a powerful burst of radio-frequency energy it will destroy or disable electrical and electronic systems for miles around without

* cybercrime-alerts * Defendant in Emulex stock hoax to plead guilty

2000-12-28 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Defendant in Emulex stock hoax to plead guilty Posted at 6:35 p.m. PST Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A 23-year-old man will admit sabotaging the stock of Emulex Corp. with a phony press release and will face a near four-year jail sentence, according to a plea agreement that

* cybercrime-alerts * Hordes of Zombies Could Bring Down the Net

2000-12-29 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Hordes of Zombies Could Bring Down the Net December 29, 2000 WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A., 2000 DEC 29 (Newsbytes) -- By Martin Stone, Newsbytes. The US government reportedly fears that tens of thousands of computer systems may have been turned into "zombies" waiting for commands from hackers to

* cybercrime-alerts * Moscow 'school' trains hackers for a career

2001-01-04 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Moscow 'school' trains hackers for a career Toronto Globe and Mail Copyright 2001 Journal Sentinel Inc. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Moscow -- They call themselves "the Viper Brothers," "the Software Underground Empire" and "Armageddon in Russia." They borrow their philosophy from martial arts

* cybercrime-alerts * FBI enlists help against cybercrime

2001-01-05 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Friday January 5 5:27 PM ET FBI enlists help against cybercrime By MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - All 56 FBI (news - web sites) field offices have enlisted private businesses around the nation in a program to share information about computer crime and how to

* cybercrime-alerts * a few kinks...

2001-01-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime-alerts * Possible Widespread Software Security Hole Found Macromedi

2001-01-07 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* via http://techPolice.com Possible Widespread Software Security Hole Found Thursday, January 4, 2001 By Michael Della Bitta NEW YORK — An independent computer expert says he has found a gaping security hole in widely used Internet software that could give hackers the ability to easily

* cybercrime-alerts * Hack attacks hit home

2001-01-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Hack attacks hit home; U.S. turns its tech efforts to prevention; U.S. takes steps on cyber terrorism By TOM KIRCHOFER Copyright 2001 Boston Herald Inc. The Boston Herald January 8, 2001 The term "national security" used to conjure images of warplanes in

* cybercrime-alerts * FBI Plan: Cybercrime Info Sharing

2001-01-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
FBI Plan: Cybercrime Info Sharing Reuters 1:40 p.m. Jan. 5, 2001 PST WASHINGTON -- The FBI announced Friday the completion of a program that seeks to combat cybercrime by encouraging companies to share information about Internet attacks they have experienced. Participating companies and the

* cybercrime-alerts * Hacker shuts down chat network IRC threatened by Romanian

2001-01-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
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* cybercrime-alerts * THE HACKER CRACKDOWN..

2001-01-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Literary Freeware: Not for Commercial Use THE HACKER CRACKDOWN Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling the entire publication is here http://www.insecure.org/stf/hacker_crackdown.txt ^IF this was forwarded to you and you want your own subscription go to

* cybercrime-alerts * Macromedia: Flash is secure

2001-01-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
By Reuters January 8, 2001 3:53 PM PT Macromedia Inc. on Monday said its own tests have shown there is no risk that its popular Flash multimedia player could allow a computer virus to be sent to attack the computers of Internet users. The popular Flash software allows digital artists and Web

* cybercrime-alerts * Time for MP3.com to pay the piper

2001-01-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Time for MP3.com to pay the piper By Steven Musil; CNET News.com A federal judge ruled MP3.com willfully infringed the copyrights of Seagram's Universal Music Group, opening the company to enormous potential damages in one of the first trials to address the legal boundaries of Internet music

* cybercrime-alerts * Industry Partners Help Battle Cybercrime

2001-01-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com "Industry Partners Help Battle Cybercrime" Federal Computer Week Online (12/29/00); Kulisch, Eric Thirteen companies, including Electronic Data Systems, General Dynamics, Ameritech, Xerox, Comerica, Bank One, and Novell, have joined the Wayne County,

* cybercrime-alerts * IRC Under Attack. May Prove Fatal.

2001-01-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
by Michelle Delio 10:30 a.m. Jan. 9, 2001 PST One of the Internet's oldest and most addictive forms of communication is under attack, and may soon be nothing more than a memory. Internet relay chat, or IRC, a free, multi-user chat service, has been connecting people around the globe since

* cybercrime-alerts * Security hole found in Borland database

2001-01-12 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com By Stephen Shankland Staff Writer, CNET News.com January 11, 2001, 3:50 p.m. PT Borland's InterBase database software contains a "back door" that allows anyone with the appropriate password to wreak major havoc with the database and the computer it's

* cybercrime-alerts * FBI Targets 7 Hackers In Virus Attack

2001-01-12 Thread cybercrime-alerts
By Brian Krebs, Newsbytes WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A., 11 Jan 2001, 10:52 AM CST The FBI is conducting an investigation into a ring of seven juvenile hackers - three in the US and four based overseas - suspected of plotting a series of virus and widespread denial-of-service attacks planned to

* cybercrime-alerts * HACKERS' PLOT TO SABOTAGE INTERNET

2001-01-14 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Document 7 of 7 YOUNG HACKERS' PLOT TO SABOTAGE INTERNET INVESTIGATED BY FBI; CRIME: A TEENAGER FROM THE U.S. DENIES THAT HIS INTENTIONS WERE SERIOUS. HE SAYS HE WAS TRYING TO IMPRESS OTHER YOUTHS. JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER Copyright 2001 / Los

* cybercrime-alerts * Global Child Porn Ring Broken

2001-01-14 Thread cybercrime-alerts
Global Child Porn Ring Broken By Reuters British detectives announced Wednesday that one of the world's largest Internet child pornography networks had been broken up, thanks to a joint operation in which 107 men were arrested in 12 countries. Seven British men have admitted their part in

* cybercrime-alerts * Computer security company challenges hackers

2001-01-15 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Computer security company challenges hackers By JUSTIN POPE, Associated Press BOSTON (January 15, 2001 6:39 a.m. EST http://www.nandotimes.com) - Gentlemen, start your modems -- OpenHack III, a computer-hacking contest sponsored by eWeek magazine, will

* cybercrime-alerts * Tech firms team up against hackers

2001-01-16 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Tech firms team up against hackers Alliance to share information about cyber attacks By Ted Bridis THE WALL STREET JOURNAL WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 — Some of the biggest names in technology, including bitter rivals Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp., are forming

* cybercrime-alerts * HOPEFULS START TO HACK AWAY AT ARGUS SYSTEM

2001-01-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com HOPEFULS START TO HACK AWAY AT ARGUS SYSTEM The Associated Press Copyright 2001 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc. St. Louis Post-Dispatch Gentlemen, start your modems. OpenHack III, a computer-hacking contest sponsored by eWeek magazine, featured some stiff

* cybercrime-alerts * The foes of cybercrime

2001-01-22 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com The foes of cybercrime Conference helps police close gap with online criminals By Bob Sullivan MSNBC MASHANTUCKET, Conn., Jan. 22, 2001 Police in Boston had reached a dead end. They had a murder suspect, but not nearly enough evidence, and the

* cybercrime-alerts * HP distributes virus infected drivers

2001-01-25 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com By: John Leyden Posted: 24/01/2001 at 15:50 GMT Hewlett-Packard has distributed printer drivers corrupted by a computer virus. The infected drivers were inadvertently uploaded onto the hardware giant's Web site, according to a report by Japanese news

* cybercrime-alerts * ISPs 'RIP' Into British Police

2001-01-25 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com ISPs 'RIP' Into British Police by Michelle Delio A stream of "stupid questions" posed by technically callow police officers trying to enforce a controversial law are angering Britain's Internet service providers, who are threatening to move their

* cybercrime-alerts * DirecTV countermeasures

2001-01-28 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com SATELLITE TV'S ATTACK HAS PIRATES SQUAWKING ABOUT 'BLACK SUNDAY' May Wong The Associated Press The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) Copyright 2001 The Commercial Appeal After playing a cat-and-mouse game for years with hackers who steal its signal to get

* cybercrime-alerts * More outages ahead? Software for Internet has flaws

2001-01-29 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com More outages ahead? Software for Internet has flaws By Robert Lemos, ZDNN January 29, 2001 1:57 PM PT URL: http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2679851,00.html The major outages that hit Microsoft last week could become more commonplace because

* cybercrime-alerts * Two Charged for Selling Fake Goods

2001-01-29 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Two Charged for Selling Fake Goods COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Two people who allegedly ran the www.fakegifts.com Web site face federal charges they sold fake Cartier watches, Mont Blanc pens and other luxury goods on the Internet. Cartier Inc., which said it

* cybercrime-alerts * Hackers infiltrate Bugtraq security list

2001-02-01 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Beat the experts: Hackers infiltrate Bugtraq security list By Robert Lemos, ZDNN February 1, 2001 1:59 PM PT URL: It seems that even the experts get fooled sometimes. A Trojan horse posing as a security tool did just that Wednesday night, when experts at

* cybercrime-alerts * Password-stealing virus hits AOL

2001-02-01 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Password-stealing virus hits AOL Year-old bug making the rounds again, McAfee says MSNBC STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Feb. 1 —2001 An antivirus company says an old America Online password-stealing virus has recently gotten new life, and it issued a warning

* cybercrime-alerts * NSA attempting to design crack-proof computer

2001-02-01 Thread cybercrime-alerts
NSA attempting to design crack-proof computer By Robert Lemos, ZDNN February 1, 2001 11:57 AM PT Software emulation firm VMware announced it has teamed up with researchers at the National Security Agency to create a nearly crack-proof computer that can place sensitive data in virtual vaults

* cybercrime-alerts * Computers May Give Clues in Arsenic Case

2001-02-02 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com "Computers May Give Clues in Arsenic Case" Raleigh News and Observer (01/25/01) P. A1; Hempel, Carlene Detectives in Raleigh, N.C., are investigating a number of computers in the death of a University of North Carolina medical student. Police believe

* cybercrime-alerts * NIJ TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATIONS

2001-02-02 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com NOW AVAILABLE: NIJ TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TO ATTEND FORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE TECHNOLOGY EVENT APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 2, 2001 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting travel grant applications for

* cybercrime-alerts * SECURITY FLAWS FOUND IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

2001-02-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com SECURITY FLAWS FOUND IN WIRELESS NETWORKS Copyright 2001 Toronto Star Newspapers, Ltd. The Toronto Star NEW YORK (Reuters) - A team of researchers reported security flaws in the corporate standard for wireless computer networks that would allow hackers to

* cybercrime-alerts * Hackers steal info on Clinton, Gates

2001-02-06 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Hackers steal info on Clinton, Gates, others Forum attendees' credit card numbers taken Copyright 2001 Gannett Company, Inc. USA TODAY February 6, 2001 Unidentified Web hackers broke into a database maintained by the World Economic Forum, the group that

* cybercrime-alerts * Net Terrorism Trap

2001-02-07 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Net Terrorism Trap By RICHARD SISK Daily News Washington Bureau WASHINGTON he Senate plans to push hard to give the FBI tools to "trap and trace" Internet plots against the U.S. by Osama Bin Laden and other extremists, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said

* cybercrime-alerts * Porn Site Operator Who Netted $37 Million In Fraud Scheme

2001-02-09 Thread cybercrime-alerts
: from pa-fey.topica.com (208.184.76.200) by inmta006.topica.com with SMTP; 9 Feb 2001 05:10:17 - Received: from mail.a-znet.com (IDENT:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [209.177.29.6]) by pa-fey.topica.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id UAA11426 for cybercrime-alerts-*@topica.com; Thu, 8 Feb

* cybercrime-alerts * TERRORISTS TAKING UP CYBERSPACE

2001-02-10 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com TERRORISTS TAKING UP CYBERSPACE Part A; Part 1; Page 1; Financial Desk Copyright 2001 / Los Angeles Times February 8, 2001, Thursday, Home Edition A car bomb shattered storefronts in Netanya, a seaside resort town in northern Israel, and wounded 60 diners

* cybercrime-alerts * Congress tackles cyber menace

2001-02-11 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Congress tackles "cyber menace" Resolution declares cyberterrorists real, calls for new laws to prosecute them. By Kevin Poulsen February 9, 2001 10:11 AM PT Declaring "cyberterrorism" a growing threat to national security, congressmen James Saxton

* cybercrime-alerts * Sifting Through the Mac Hard Drive

2001-02-15 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com "Sifting Through the Mac Hard Drive" Law Enforcement Technology (01/01) Vol. 28, No. 1, P.92 Donofrio, Andrew W. Macintosh computers have always posed a special problem to computer forensics specialists, because actual working experience among the

* cybercrime-alerts * BREAKTHROUGH CITED IN WAR AGAINST CHILD PORN

2001-02-16 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com BREAKTHROUGH CITED IN WAR AGAINST CHILD PORN Internet Service Provider Forced to Acknowledge Obligation to Terminate Illegal Activities Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has secured a guilty plea in a groundbreaking case against an internet service provider

* cybercrime-alerts * Lawmakers Focus on NSA Technology, CIA Spies

2001-02-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Lawmakers Focus on NSA Technology, CIA Spies Posted at 1:43 p.m. PST Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001 BY TABASSUM ZAKARIA WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior lawmakers who conduct oversight of U.S. intelligence programs say modernizing technology at the National

* cybercrime-alerts * Police lack resources for paedophile hunts

2001-02-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com Police lack resources for paedophile hunts By Wendy McAuliffe Thu, 15 Feb 2001 10:02:43 GMT URL: http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/2001/6/ns-20981.html Operation Cathedral has successfully trapped paedophiles across the globe but it may not happen again

* cybercrime-alerts * You, Too, Can Write an Anna Worm

2001-02-17 Thread cybercrime-alerts
* subscribe at http://techPolice.com You, Too, Can Write an Anna Worm by Michelle Delio 2:00 a.m. Feb. 15, 2001 PST The Anna Kournikova e-mail worm that whacked networks this week was not the work of a skilled cracker. It was created using one of the many virus-generating kits that are

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