CHAPTER SIX

Securing the Electronic Frontier

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The books and CDs for sale on the American Eagle Publications website seemed to go too far, even for the frontiers of cyberspace. At least that’s what the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) thought when they were asked to investigate. The content in question contained the source code of popular viruses. Actually, these books and CD-ROMs were widely available on the Web thanks to many small enterprising companies who believed they could generate profits by selling do-it-yourself ...

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