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Cyberattacks prompt meeting of minds in Washington

Following a rash of cyberattacks on some of the Web?s leading sites, the president calls a meeting to address how to improve Net defenses.

 

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Following a rash of cyberattacks on some of the Web?s leading sites, President Clinton calls a meeting of security experts and technology leaders to address how to improve Net defenses.

 


Summit aims to prevent Net attacks
update The president plans to meet with high-tech executives and academics to propose an Internet security plan following last week's hacker attacks on leading Web sites. Shutdown
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"Mixter" talks about Web attacks
Q&A In an interview with CNET News.com about last week's Web site shutdowns, the anonymous programmer explains his actions and philosophy on technological security.

Report: FBI seeks German programmer
update Federal investigators are reportedly seeking an anonymous computer expert in Germany in connection with this week's wave of attacks.