Here's a scary piece for all you women out there - got the linkage from xmocha. Here's a snippet (cue background violin shrieks from Psycho):
"She was a young, attractive,
friendly single clerk. He was an
obsessive network administrator
with access to the entire company's
computer systems. She turned him
down; he wouldn't take no for an
answer.The side comments, e-mails and
creepy looks never stopped.
The film industry and a hacker publication will head back into court Tuesday in the DeCSS case, a legal dispute that could dictate whether it's legal to publish or link to certain materials online.
A panel of appellate judges will decide whether to uphold a lower court ruling preventing online hacker magazine 2600 from linking to code that theoretically could be used to crack DVD security. But legal experts say the case could have wide-ranging ramifications for linking, publishing and copyright on the Internet.
The U.S. government and military are sharply stepping up computer systems security in response to the threat
of a week of all-out crack attacks by Chinese hackers.
The FBI issued an official warning on the National Infrastructure Protection Center website Friday.
Chinese hackers have publicly discussed increasing their activity from May 1 through May 7, which is the
2-year anniversary of the bombing of the Chinese embassy in Yugoslavia.
For those of you that have been hearing about, or seeing, all the stories about the SDMI crack, but weren't quite sure what was going on. Then check out this story over at Salon. It will explain why the researchers made a good decision by not publishing their findings, and how this could help the May 1st 2600 appeal.