Cybercrime being fought in new ways

Monday, 24 October 2005, 11:57 AM EST

An arm of the U.S. Army's homeland security office uses data-mining software from Chicago-based SPSS to fight cybercrime.

"We have huge databases with records from electric, water and other utilities that we're analyzing for signs of cyberattacks," said Major Jeffrey T. Newhard, director of the Army's Homeland Infrastructure Security Threats Office.

By Jon Van at the Chicago Tribune.

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