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Archivio: Maggio 2002 ml@sikurezza.org
Soggetto: Fw:      ACM TechNews - Wednesday, May 29, 2002
Mittente: Raistlin
Data: 31 May 2002 16:32:59 -0000
> "Instant Messaging at Work Can Open Door to Hackers"
> Free instant messaging (IM) systems pose a security risk for
> corporate computer networks, especially since employees may use
> them to send and receive messages of a sensitive nature.  Such
> systems lack fundamental security components in order to promote ...
> http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2002-4/0529w.html#item1
> 
> "Tech Companies Vie for Billions in Homeland Security Deals"
> Technology companies want a piece of the homeland security pie by
> developing and marketing new technologies designed to aid the war
> on terrorism.  Such technologies include facial recognition
> systems currently being used in about a dozen airports; biometric ...
> http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2002-4/0529w.html#item4
> 
> "A Sudden Host of Questions on Bell Labs Breakthroughs"
> Bell Labs scientist Dr. J. Hendrik Schon is under investigation
> for scientific misconduct because several papers detailing
> different experiments feature graphs with nearly identical data;
> this has prompted researchers to call into question Dr. Schon's ...
> http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2002-4/0529w.html#item7
> 
> "Passwords: The Weakest Link"
> It can take less than a minute for hackers to crack most
> passwords, since so many users share the same habits when it
> comes to choosing them:  Picking them from Webster's dictionary
> and using personal information such as lovers' or pets' names are ...
> http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2002-4/0529w.html#item17




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