Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Who is behind the hacks? (FAQ) | InSecurity Complex - CNET News

A timely FAQ (also generally objective, perhaps in part so that the next question won’t be “Why was CNET hacked?”)

Every day there's another report of a computer hack. Yesterday it was a video game company and a U.S. Senate database. And today it could be the Federal Reserve. There's no doubt that there's a wave of attacks going on right now, against different targets and with seemingly different motives.

The questions on everyone's mind are who is behind these computer attacks and why are they doing it. This FAQ will help answer those questions in at least some of the cases.

Who is behind the hacks? (FAQ) | InSecurity Complex - CNET News

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