Conference highlights new threats to corporate data

Hackers and computer security pros at the CanSecWest conference find that destructive worms are multiplying and corporate data managers still aren?t paying enough attention to security.

Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com
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Curiosity kills network at security confab
reporter's notebookThe CanSecWest conference this week is no place to send a secure e-mail, as numerous security experts at the conference break into every place possible.
March 30, 2001, 12:45 p.m. PT 
Computer vandals dig worms
Worms that can crack into computer systems, take them over and continue spreading are quickly becoming the rage in underground circles.
March 30, 2001, 10:25 a.m. PT 
Hackers say corporate security still poor
Hackers at the CanSecWest conference in Canada say that although companies are paying more attention, the state of corporate data security is still poor.
March 29, 2001, 3:05 p.m. PT