New technologies create fresh inroads for hackers

    Date30 Oct 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The attack on Microsoft underscores that corporate networks are still widely vulnerable to hackers, security analysts say. Even as companies shore up security in some areas, new technologies--such as Web-based email and broadband DSL and cable Internet connections--create new vulnerabilities.. . . The attack on Microsoft underscores that corporate networks are still widely vulnerable to hackers, security analysts say. Even as companies shore up security in some areas, new technologies--such as Web-based email and broadband DSL and cable Internet connections--create new vulnerabilities.

    Worse, the increased dependence on notebook-carting employees taking work home or on the road creates gaping holes through which even the most unsophisticated of hackers can bypass corporate security measures.

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