And since Brazil's prisons are so overcrowded, many hackers
see no jail time at all as more serious offenders quickly fill up available prison space.
Understand, however, there are no foolproof security measures; hackers
have cracked some of the most secure Web sites--the U.
Thankfully, author Dan Verton is not an alarmist who hysterically views hackers
as the bane of modem civilization.
Those savvy hackers
who find flaws in the systems often share their knowledge by posting programs on the Internet, which can give even novices the key to break into a system at will.
The central point of the book is that a monolithic view of hackers
as hermetic, evil, digital anarchists is neither an accurate nor responsible characterization, and is ultimately misleading by obfuscating more about hacker
culture than it explains.
An unidentified hacker
broke into the Web site of NTT DoCoMo Inc.
To prevent this, the government should avail itself of the expertise provided by the legions of gifted hackers
who regularly infiltrate government and corporate systems.
A Bush administration anti-terrorism proposal, which has elements that were included in the Uniting and Strengthening America by Promoting Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) Act of 2001, would affect computer hackers
-- commonly referred to as "cyberterrorists" -- by prescribing punishment to anyone who "knowingly causes the transmission of a program, information, code, or command and, as a result of such conduct, intentionally causes damage without authorization" to an Internet-connected computer.
break into a government computer system, the Department of Defense (DOD) typically learns of it through intrusion detection systems, from other law enforcement agencies, or by obvious Web page defacement.
More people should write about the white-hat hackers
and fewer about the black-hat hackers
In recent months, the National Institute of Standards and Technology warned of a possible increase in the number of "denial of service" events - attacks by hackers
to prevent Internet traffic from reaching specific companies or Internet services.
Markoff was confused by the tactics of the hackers
who penetrated the newspaper's Web site.
In February 1996, hot on the heels of ill-conceived Hollywood artifacts The Net and Hackers
, Deputy Attorney General Jamie Gorelick delivers a rambling, paranoid speech on the specter of computer hackers
and "info warfare" to a closed session of the National Security in the Information Age conference at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
LOS ANGELES -- Computer hackers
are the new paparazzi.
T underground Indian hackers
have joined hands with online hacktivist group Anonymous in a cyber war against ISIS following the Paris attacks.