Tag Archives: Computer hacking

The First U.S.-China Cyberwar?

By | December 14, 2005

There’s growing coverage of China’s Internet ‘cyberwar’ against the U.S., which seems to have been going on for more than two years with neither side wanting to go public. The U.S. is calling the attack Titan Rain, and as Bruce Schneier points out, the attackers are very well organized. This from AFP: A systematic effort by hackers to penetrate US… Read More »

News: Tougher Sentences For Hackers?

By | October 3, 2003

 It’s about to get tougher for hackers and virus writers, or at least for those who get caught. TechNews.com  reports that those convicted will soon will face significantly harsher penalties under new guidelines which focus on the harm caused. Hackers, for example, will face up to a 25 percent increase in their sentences if they hijack e-mail accounts or… Read More »