Nevertheless, increased cooperation between banks and law enforcement helped police in November arrest a gang of 28 Internet hackers
in four states that had stolen more than $10 million since 2002 by breaking into computers, Rodrigues says.
It's not the broadband connection that increases your risk, it's because you've extended the time you're online, and a hacker
has more opportunity to get into your system, where he or she can access personal information stored on your computer and even steal your identity.
Verton does a good job of giving readers insight into what it is that makes teenage hackers
do their thing.
can pick a specific target, however, and often do.
Thomas uses this perspective to demonstrate how hacker
culture exposes problematic aspects of consumer attitudes toward technology, and why hackers
are critical of computer industry trends that promote increased technology consumption while actively impeding users' information knowledge of the technology.
It is rare for a hacker
to succeed in tampering with the contents of the Web site of a telecom carrier with expertise in Web technology.
Craig realizes that hackers
are widely loathed by the general public, but he believes such rancor is shortsighted.
House Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management and Intergovernmental Relations suggest that computer hackers
have been getting the upper hand on the government, requiring federal agencies to tighten their current level of security.
Generally, the dead end often results when hackers
jump through or from foreign countries.
In response to the severity of the threat from hackers
, CA is offering a free trial download of eTrust Intrusion Detection at http://www.
And already fans of the 35-year-old hacker
are panning both.
Granted, high-profile hackers
have knowingly, even gleefully, fanned the flames of hysteria by adopting monikers such as the Legion of Doom, the Masters of Deception, the NuPrometheus League, Acid Phreak, and - perhaps most telling of all - Emmanuel Goldstein (editor of hacker
quarterly 2600, who has cultivated a willfully ironic, yet strangely earnest persecution complex); but as stupid is as stupid does, their snotty, adolescent bravado has been mistaken for designs on world domination.
find it easy to break into entertainers' computers.
Soon after Anonymous declared war against ISIS, hackers
from India have joined them for mission # OpParis.
also wrote that Pakistan's dream to win the World Cup will never come true and India will take the cup