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Privacy Defended: Protecting Yourself Online by Chris Weber, William Chan, Gary Bahadur

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Privacy Compromise

The hacker community is extremely large and robust. With the ease of availability of hacking information and teaching manuals, it's obvious why we have seen many more news stories involving hacker activity. It does not take a genius anymore to compromise a Web site and gain consumer credit card information. Several sites dedicated to information about security breaches and teaching hacker techniques include the following:

Security Focushttp://www.securityfocus.com
PacketStormhttp://packetstorm.securify.com
Windows IT Securityhttp://www.ntsecurity.net
Security Bugwarehttp://oliver.efri.hr/~crv/security/security.html
Foundstonehttp://www.foundstone.com/advisories

Attrition.org (http://www.attrition.org/) used to mirror hacked Web ...

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