Hacking has evolved

This is a great article about the value of a hacked PC to an attacker. While this focuses on personal PCs, all of these reasons can also apply to compromised web servers. Remember, web hacking has evolved. Script kiddies began by defacing web sites and conducting other forms of cyber vandalism. As applications grew in complexity, so did the attacks. Suddenly, it was all about the data as hackers learned how to extract the data contained in applications via SQL Injection and other methods. Now, though, the attacks are designed to compromise a web server and use it as a platform to spread malware (or worse) and conduct other crime. And as the threats grow, so does the need to integrate security throughout the application lifecycle.    

 http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/05/the_scrap_value_of_a_hacked_pc.html?wprss=secur...

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blog_dog | ‎06-04-2009 04:03 AM

I agree Mark.Not enough is done.Program makers etc,need to catch up and get a step ahead of hackers and such.Believe it or not I have hundreds of concepts that would put the cyber world 20 or more years into the future.I have all these recipes how it can be done. Almost all internet users are not aware and have no idea about security.People I have talked to about safety and security go wow you lost me there. I have lots of experience being hacked,network attacks,malware etc.This is funny I have also had 2 cyber wars,sticking up for the inocent against  malicous users. I have lost my identity twice.I been hopeing to make a contact with someone from HP.I really like HP they have helped me learn so much. HP is the leader in technology also they invent etc.Incredible support, It is very hard to catch someones attenttion with my ideas. Im sure most dont take me serious and im on the net.Many ramble and truth is like 1 in 20.Sometimes I wish I didnt study the safety and security part of it.Its frusterating trying to contact someone that will find great interest in my concepts and realize now is the time for global internet security.I am convinced my concepts would work. I am also sure millions of users would join after all im looking out for them.Im babbling kinda fun.Lots of things I have to keep secret. I need to find and put together a team,also secret agents.Hopefully from the important Hosts ,search engine providers etc.Example Microsoft,Google,Internet providers like I mentioned if it got going there would be millions of peoples interest.To me internet safety and security world wide is the most important issuse of the cyber world.I wont mention all wireless,blue tooth devices ok thanks for allowing me to ramble.Its the most important cyber world topic and concern.So HP Help me Help the World.I got important Ideas that involve so many things for example Programs that only carefully selected people can obtain.Another one Make a program that users can configure so start up services etc. start in an order so security apps.are the first to start allowing it time to become fully ingaged before other programs etc start.Security first.Thanks. goitta go.

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