Sprint sued over alleged vice hacks

Wednesday, 8 December 2004, 10:24 AM EST

A Las Vegas adult services operator is making a federal case of his longstanding claim that cyber security weaknesses at the local phone company have permitted hackers to hijack calls intended for his stable of in-room entertainers -- reprising a complaint that state regulators rejected in 2002.

Eddie Munoz is seeking $30 million in damages from Sprint of Nevada, accusing the company of unfair business practices, in a lawsuit filed in federal court last fall.

By Kevin Poulsen at SecurityFocus.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Jul 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //