AOL Time Warner's $100 million investment in e-tailer Amazon.com this week highlights an
emerging, high-stakes battle between the media giant and Microsoft.
Longtime foes in areas such as instant messaging and online access, AOL and Microsoft are
facing off in the e-commerce arena--specifically over technology that makes it easier to navigate the
Web and make purchases online. So-called e-wallets--which store commonly requested
A researcher in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's cyber-protection unit
unleashed a fast-spreading Internet virus that e-mailed private FBI documents to outsiders--all
on the eve of a Senate hearing into troubles at the unit.
Although the Sircam virus didn't spread to other computers at the FBI's National Infrastructure
Protection Center, it did send at least eight documents to a number of outsiders. One, about the
The nation's leading Internet security group issued an extraordinary warning Monday that vast numbers of home computers with high-speed Internet connections are being targeted by hackers who use them to launch potentially devastating online attacks. The CERT Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon University said the rapid growth of high-speed, always-on Internet connections has turned average computer users into the unwitting foot soldiers of malevolent hackers.
The Pro-Israeli hacker group ' m0sad ' did a mass defacement of 200 mostly Palestinian web sites today. The defacements were claimed by Arrieh from the m0sad team.
The defacement consisted of a chilling listing of the ' 137 victims of the arab terror ' that the m0sad attribute to Arafat since October 2000 with individual photographs of each and everyone of the victims. Sort of an online memorial to the dead....
U.S. and Western firms operating in the Russian Federation (RF) face severe threats to network integrity and must adopt the most stringent security measures to protect themselves from industrial sabotage and espionage, according to a new report by Vigilinx, Inc., the leading full service provider of digital security solutions. Russian espionage, sabotage, sensitive intrusion, and computer crimes pose especially severe threats toward U.S. and Western businesses