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ZDNet: Security Breakdowns Put You at Risk

Sep 06, 1999, 03:49 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Berst)

"It's been a bad, bad week for our privacy. Culminating in a terrifying weekend. Our businesses, our money and our private lives are at risk.

"If that's not scary enough on its own, consider this: Most security breaches require programming knowledge and special tools. Several of this week's violations require only a Web browser."

"The worst news broke over the weekend. A disastrous flaw in Microsoft's Hotmail service lets anyone read the private email of any customer."

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