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Re: Daily Cybercrime and Security Report for October 15, 2001
Posted by: Elizabeth Blakey 2002-02-02 17:42:44
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A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.



Re: Daily Cybercrime and Security Report for October 15, 2001
Posted by: sybesma 2002-02-02 18:19:36 In reply to: Elizabeth Blakey
This refers to a story contained in your post:

Internet.com: MediaBEAM Dismisses Hack Threat on
12-Oct-01 13:29:34 ET

What makes this story a cybercrime issue?

Hopefully you're not taking sides against the hackers in this case. They are the good guys.

Jump to:
What was your initial reaction to news of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack?
It demonstrates that all critical infrastructure sectors are at high risk of disruption by cybercriminals.
Everyone will be paying for this attack in the form of higher energy costs.
Governments need to work more closely with private industries to protect networks for the sake of public safety.
It's a global problem. An international alliance must be formed to hold the perpetrators accountable and prevent future attacks.