Hackers and Terrorists, or Presidents and CEOs?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Prince_Serendip, Oct 7, 2002.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Prince_Serendip

    Prince_Serendip Registered Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2002
    Posts:
    819
    Location:
    Canada
    Hackers and Terrorists, or Presidents and CEOs?

    Service providers are an overlooked threat to network security.


    Programmers have long complained about the popular image of hackers as criminals who break into data networks. Many see the term instead as a badge of honor, describing anyone fluent in Assembler or TCP/IP-or more generally, someone who likes to find out how things work. They're reclaiming the word, but only because scaremongers have moved on. The evil hacker has been replaced by a new and even more mythical nemesis: the "cyber-terrorist."

    Read more.....

    This is an excellent article but the views expressed are those of the writers and not "yours truly!" Thank you. ;)
     
Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.