The state attorney general has asked Qwest to give refunds to customers who lost high-speed Internet connections as a result of the ``Code Red'' computer worm attack, but the Denver-based Internet access provider is refusing.
An academic at Carnegie Mellon University has set up an online gallery showing the different methods and media that have been used to publish the controversial Content Scrambling System (CSS) which unscrambles code used for decoding the DVD format. One of the most ingenious methods includes Copyleft.com's sweatshirts with the code printed on the front accompanied by the phrase: "I am a circumvention device"...
DVD outlaws flaunt cracked codes
By James Middleton [22-08-2001]
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.