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Security - What Do Hackers Really Want?

It's hard to get a clear picture of what the hackers who met at DefCon in Las Vegas over the weekend really wanted. Matt Richtel's New York Times report on the drumming of a National Security Council senior director indicated that they wanted the government to be more careful in securing its own Web sites. But they also wanted to hack into those sites. Oh, and they don't want the government to rely on Microsoft software to protect those sites.

Written by Industry Standard Staff09 July 99 11:18