POLICE around the country have joined forces to fight hi-tech crime with the launch yesterday of the Australian High Tech Crime Centre.
It will provide a nationally co-ordinated approach to fighting serious, complex and multi-jurisdictional hi-tech crimes.
The hi-tech crime centre will be hosted by the Australian Federal Police in Canberra.
It will have an initial staff of 13, which is expected to expand.
Source: Electric News Net
A new government Web site offering advice on Internet and network security was launched with a notable security vulnerability, ElectricNews.Net has learned.
The Netsecure.ie Web site was launched on 2 July by Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Dermot Ahern T.D., as part of a national awareness campaign on computer and network security. The campaign itself is being run by the Minister's department and is primarily aimed at small businesses and private citizens.
‘Eleonora’ associated with defacers-challenge.com was reached for comment and stated that the competition was not being operated for personal gain, but as a “gift and a challenge” to people for which he/she has “great respect”. Eleonora went on to mention that the challenge, was originally intended only for the “underground”, and had been under significant pressure to be called it off due the publicity given to it by the media at large.
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