Computer vigilantes target hackers

Monday, 5 August 2002, 10:23 AM EST

"Arguably the biggest threat the Internet faces today is the propagation of a big worm," Timothy Mullen, chief information officer of AnchorIS, based in Charleston, South Carolina.

Worms are a form of self-propagating virus that once set in motion can wreak havoc by taking control of other machines and then use these to launch attacks on the wider Internet.

"The next worm is going to happen, and it's going to be worse," Mullen said at the annual DefCon hacker conference.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Proactive real-time security intelligence: Moving beyond conventional SIEM

Discussions about security intelligence still focus primarily around conventional reactive SIEM. Security pros need to move from this reactive model to proactively using this security intelligence to protect their businesses.


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

Fri, Aug 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //