Cyber-exploitation: Making money on kids

    Date23 Oct 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3585
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Is the teenage hacker really someone to fear? In this week's Unix Security, Carole Fennelly investigates who's benefiting from the hacker hype. Just this week, I was spammed with a press release from ComputerCop, entitled "Famed NYPD Detective Urges Parents . . . Is the teenage hacker really someone to fear? In this week's Unix Security, Carole Fennelly investigates who's benefiting from the hacker hype. Just this week, I was spammed with a press release from ComputerCop, entitled "Famed NYPD Detective Urges Parents to Follow Congressional Advice to Monitor Children's Online Activities." The text reads, in part: "On the heels of the first-ever national study commissioned by Congress that details the online victimization of America's children, Mr. Bo Dietl, famed NYPD detective, is urging all parents to step up their efforts to police the cyber victimization of children." Of course, Mr. Dietl has a product to sell: http://www.computercopinfo.com/
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