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Wednesday, July 09, 2003  

Here's one of the best overall review of the hype genereated about the defacement challenge (via CNN): The threat posed by hacker hype - Jul. 9, 2003.

One of the best quotes is: "Exaggerated threats could cause the public to lose faith in both security companies and the media, said Russ Cooper of security firm TruSecure. 'When members of our industry who are supposed to be trustworthy and credible make silly claims then it does harm to the whole industry.'". It was the New York's Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination center that issued one of the first warnings.

posted by David | 7/09/2003 12:48:00 PM


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