Expert demonstrates Microsoft hack

Tuesday, 27 August 2002, 10:16 AM EST

The Swedish hacking expert, who is well known in computer security circles, but asked not to be identified, demonstrated to Reuters how it was possible within minutes to break through security on Web server software from Microsoft.

The expert showed how to crack the security systems for Internet banking, breaking into three of Sweden's big four banks in quick succession. He was then able to show how to conceal his tracks, making detection difficult afterward.

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