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Security walls built, torn down

Security experts scramble to stay one step ahead of online troublemakers, as Microsoft fixes a hole in its Hotmail service and international agencies team to monitor cyberthreats.

Security experts scramble to stay one step ahead of online troublemakers, as Microsoft fixes a hole in its Hotmail service and international agencies team to monitor cyberthreats.

Microsoft plugs Hotmail security hole
Four days after a hacking group released details on a flaw in Hotmail, Microsoft closes the hole, as the company's software security faces renewed scrutiny.
August 21, 2001 

U.S., Aussie security centers sign pact
The Computer Emergency Response Teams in the United States and Australia combine forces to develop better tools and techniques to defend the nations' networks.
August 21, 2001 

previous coverage
Antivirus firms team to thwart DoS attacks
Network Associates inks separate deals with three start-ups to protect customers against denial-of-service attacks.
August 20, 2001