Friday, December 10, 2010

Hackers' attacks alarm Web - The Boston Globe

A different type of involuntary transparency

While the coordinated hacking of companies that have cut ties to WikiLeaks has done relatively little damage to their businesses so far, it has nonetheless shown how easily sophisticated attackers can pierce at least the outer layer of online security defenses at major Internet operations.

Internet hackers sympathetic to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange launched focused attacks on the websites of credit card companies Visa and MasterCard and the online payment processor PayPal.com.

Hackers' attacks alarm Web - The Boston Globe

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