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LARGE CRIMINAL HACKER ATTACK ON WINDOWS NT COMMERCE SITES

Source: E-CommerceALERT

Posted on March 8, 2001

      In the largest criminal Internet attack to date, a group of Eastern European hackers has spent a year systematically exploiting known Windows NT vulnerabilities to steal customer data.

      More than a million credit cards have been taken and more than 40 sites have been victimized.

      The FBI and Secret Service are taking the unprecedented step of releasing detailed forensic information from ongoing investigations because of the importance of the attacks.

      Full FBI information is available here:

      Microsoft Security Bulletins, and National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) information is available here:






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