Why judgment matters in a security professional

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 4:24 AM EST

The case of Daniel Cuthbert, a.k.a. The Tsunami Hacker, raises a great deal of issues relevant to computing managers. The background of the case, which is basically uncontested, is that Cuthbert, based in the U.K., donated money to a tsunami relief fund-raising Web site. When he didn't receive a confirming "Thank You" message, he thought he possibly fell victim to a phishing attack and decided to investigate.

By Ira Winkler at Computerworld.

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