Daily Cybercrime and Security Report for September 6, 2001


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


ZDNET UK: Copy Lock Shuts Out Music Pirates 06-Sep-01 08:37:53 ET

Story Highlights:“Israeli security company Midbar said on Tuesday that it has inked a deal with a Bertelsmann-owned CD manufacturer to provide copy protection for albums…”

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“Under the agreement, Bertelsmann’s Sonopress will use Midbar’s technology, dubbed Cactus Data Shield, to thwart potential pirates attempting to illegally reproduce music. The technology comes in three versions…”

Full Story on ZDNET UK


The Register: A Plague on All Our Networks 05-Sep-01 13:30:33 ET

Story Highlights:“The Internet is alive with virus infections and vendors of antivirus products have wasted no time in informing the world about them…”

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“This is the conclusion we draw from a raft of security alerts, notices and the like which dropped into our in-box or have been phoned through to us this week…”

Full Story on The Register


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