Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for February 15, 2002


A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.


Sydney Morning Herald: Fixing Net Flaw Could Hit Systems, Warn Experts 14-Feb-02 21:46:08 ET

Story Highlights:“Computer security experts have warned that steps needed to correct a major flaw discovered in the Internet may also have a significant adverse impact on networks…”

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“Catherine Kerr from the Australian Computer Emergency Response Team said SNMP exists in ‘almost any network’…”

Full Story on Sydney Morning Herald


NewsForge: Renaissance Woman Gets Paid To Hack the Linux Kernel 14-Feb-02 11:30:45 ET

Story Highlights:“Pull up the changelogs for the 2.2 kernel or the 2.4 ac branch. In most of them, you’ll find the name Val Henson…”

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“Not only is Val Henson one of the top women in Open Source, she’s one of the top humans in Open Source: a true kernel hacker…”

Full Story on NewsForge


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