A jury returned a split verdict yesterday in the long-running trial of computer hacker Andrew Garrett. It found him guilty on five charges but was undecided on five others. Garrett was found guilty on four counts of reproducing a document with intent to defraud and one count of threatening to damage property. The fraud charges relate to Garrett's obtaining internet access passwords from computers remotely, using the Back Orifice trojan virus.
Dmitry Sklyarov, an employee of ElcomSoft, Ltd. of Moscow, Russia and author of the "Advanced eBook Processor" software program that Adobe Systems has alleged is in violation of Sec. 1210 of U. S.
Benetton claims that someone broke into its computer systems last year, and stole the details of the design of this year's car Officials at the Benetton Formula One team admitted on Monday that hackers have broken into its computer systems and stolen valuable data.
Jean-Jacques His, technical director of Renault -- which own Benetton -- claimed that someone hacked into the Benetton systems last year when the team were developing this season's car. This forced the team to discard some of their work, in case a rival team had seen the data that had been removed..
Project RAC, also known as iPlanet Instant Messenger beta 3.0, will allow users to broadcast to groups, conduct polls and forward messages to mobile phones
Sun Microsystems and AOL Time Warner are quietly working on advanced instant messaging software for corporate customers, a market segment dominated by Microsoft and IBM.
From the PR offices of McAfee --- > For the fourth consecutive year, IDC (International Data Corp.) reports McAfee, a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), as the number one market share leader of anti-virus software worldwide. In the recently published "Worldwide Antivirus Software Market Forecast and Analysis, 2001-2005" report, IDC cites McAfee as the overall leader in anti-virus software with 29% market share.