The Cyber Crime Investigation Team of Seoul Policy Agency arrested an office worker only identified as Seo of Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province and S mobile phone company employee Lee a friend of Seo from Buchun, also in Gyeonggi Province.
The worldwide market for Internet security experienced significant growth this past year. According to IDC, all four security software markets - firewalls, encryption software, security authentication, authorization, and administration (3A), and antivirus software grew 25% or more in 2000, with the firewalls segment growing the most at 42%.
Overall, worldwide Internet security software revenue jumped 33% to $5.1 billion in 2000. By 2005, this market will amass more than $14 billion in revenue - a 2000-2005 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23%.
The trial of Russian programmer Dmitri Sklyarov has been postponed amid speculation that prosecution lawyers are battling to make their case watertight. Sklyarov was due to appear before a Californian court tomorrow on charges of trafficking illegal software.
Central Command's New AntiVirus eXpert Professional 6, Powerful Virus Protection and Internet Application Control, Windows XP Supported
Central Command, a provider of PC anti-virus software and computer security services today announced the release of AntiVirus eXpert Professional 6, a complete anti-virus defense and Internet application firewall.
The Web site operated by the Association for Computing Machinery, a leading society for computer professionals, was defaced today, an ACM spokesperson confirmed. A hacking crew called World of Hell breached the security of the site at acm.org and replaced the home page with its own, which bore the message: "Owned by Messiah-X_ from WoH."