Monthly Archives: April 2003

Spam again

BBC NEWS | Technology | Where spam comes from It’s terribly depressing to find out how much spam there is – especially the “brute force” attacks mentioned in this report. There seems to be no way to allow a child to have a personal email address and be sure it

Cyber-attacks change the world

Cyber-attacks with real-world consequences – malicious hackers could to sign up victims to receive catalogues from hundreds of thousands of Web sites. Such an attack would not only swamp the target with hundreds of pounds of mail each day, but would cripple the post office that must deal with this