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ComputerWorld: Credit-card numbers stolen via known security hole

Mar 11, 2000, 19:27 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ann Harrison)

"A 2-year-old security hole in Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Information Server (IIS) software let a computer cracker download thousands of credit-card numbers from e-commerce sites recently and post them on the Internet."

"A patch for that hole has been available for 18 months. But webmasters at small companies say they don't have the resources to keep up with all of the patches..."

"...many small e-commerce sites neglect security. "The biggest flaw you can have is to go into business undercapitalized. And one of the biggest traps you can fall into is not to fund your IT security"..."

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