Asta Networks, a network
reliability company, announced
today research that provides a
breakthrough for understanding
the scope and dimensions of the
problem of Denial-of-Service
(DoS) attacks plaguing the
Internet giant America Online is raising monthly subscription rates by $1.95 for its 29 million subscribers, a move widely anticipated by Wall Street as the company attempts to meet near-term financial goals.
Beginning in the July billing cycle, AOL said Tuesday it will charge subscribers $23.90 for its monthly unlimited-use plan, a 9 percent increase from the current rate of $21.95. AOL has not raised the price of its unlimited-access service since April 1998.
Computer security researcher and former FBI informant Max Butler was sentenced Monday to 18
months in prison for launching an Internet worm that crawled through hundreds of military and defense contractor
computers over a few days in 1998.
In handing down the sentence, federal judge James Ware rejected defense attorney Jennifer Granick's argument
that the Air Force, and other victims of the worm, improperly calculated their financial losses from the hack. The
Well, sadly, it looks like the much famed Attrition website defacement mirror will be maintained no more. It appears that the guys over at Attrition have decided that their "hobby" is not worth the heartache anymore and they have decided to focus on some long neglected projects. While it's sad to see something as well known as the defacement mirror go, maybe we'll see a drop in defacements since the defacers will no longer be immortalized on Attrition.org.
Mon May 21 05:34:45 MDT 2001
A new National Police Agency panel studying
ways to protect juveniles from harmful
materials on the Internet held its first
meeting on Friday.