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Sophisticated Attacks from Morons

Discussion in 'Bits & Bytes' started by ethics, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Internet and telecommunications experts said increasingly complex software operating systems and networks have made it easier than ever to disrupt U.S. communications systems.

    At the same time, hackers don't need to be highly skilled to wreak havoc.

    "Over time, we're getting very sophisticated attacks from morons," said Bill Hancock, chair of the cybersecurity focus group of the Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, which coordinates voluntary "best practices" to maintain a streamlined communications infrastructure.

    I find this Wired News very scary. I mean, after all of these years of DDOS attacks, trojans,(Subsevens) and other malicious intents, we have gone from 0 to -10 in defense?

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