Delving deep into the hacker culture

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 11:10 AM EST

Cybercrime is a science that studies and analyses the criminal behaviour when dealing with the Information Technology world. Computer-based crimes evolved significantly since the 80s and one international espionage tale is detailed in Clifford Stoll’s book, The Cuckoo’s Egg.

Today, just like with Sun-Tzu’s Art of War – it is extremely important to know your enemy. Even before defining the budgets (both from an economical and a technological point of view) to be assigned for IT security in a company or government core infrastructure, it is important to know and understand the threat.

At The Star.

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