IT security on trial

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 12:06 AM EST

Part of the malicious code that crippled the network at UBS PaineWebber in 2002 was found on two computers, and printed out on a hard copy found on a bedroom dresser, in the home of a former UBS systems administrator who's accused of the crime.

That testimony last week, from a U.S. Secret Service agent, couldn't have been good news for Roger Duronio, the man facing computer sabotage charges in a U.S. District Court in New Jersey. But there also were uncomfortable disclosures for UBS PaineWebber, which, after suffering the attack, now finds its security practices from four to six years ago being laid out in painful public detail.

At InformationWeek.

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