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Conference tackles hacking issues

Security consultants and law enforcement representatives gather at the CanSecWest security conference to discuss vulnerabilities, vandalism and hacker monitoring.

With increased incidents of hacking on attendees' minds, security consultants, law enforcement officials and government representatives gather at the CanSecWest security conference to discuss vulnerabilities, vandalism and hacker monitoring.

Working in a network war zone
reporter's notebook Networks rife with eavesdropping; government agents rubbing elbows with hackers; a hotel network under constant attack: Welcome to CanSecWest.
May 6, 2002

Code Red still threatens Net
Researchers worry that computers infected by the Code Red worm, which continues to slowly spread, could be used as a ready army for cyberattack.
May 3, 2002

Hacker finds fault in .Net security
The much-vaunted security of Microsoft's next-generation Web services platform is good, but some kinks still need to be ironed out, says a Digital Defense analyst.
May 2, 2002

University systems a haven for hackers
College is supposed to be about learning. But many universities with insecure networks are unwittingly providing a special kind of education: Hacking and Piracy 101.
May 2, 2002

Shades of gray at security conference
Black and white meet at CanSecWest in Vancouver, as hackers mix with law enforcement officials, government agents and network-protection experts to discuss security.
May 2, 2002

Hacking spree hits Defense Department
A group called the Deceptive Duo is in the midst of a multipart hacking campaign targeting different sectors of government and industry.
May 2, 2002