Internet Vandalism

After brief remarks by Attorney General Reno, FBI officials talked with reporters about recent attacks of vandalism of high-profile… read more

After brief remarks by Attorney General Reno, FBI officials talked with reporters about recent attacks of vandalism of high-profile Internet sites, blocking access to sites such as CNN.com, Yahoo! and eBay. These attacks differ from past attacks because the hackers did not actually enter the sites but instead overloaded the sites with fraudulent traffic. They proposed increased security in all areas of Internet commerce as well as federal infrastructure. After their prepared remarks they responded to questions from the media. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Tom Burke Assistant Commissioner General Services Administration
  • Ron Dick Section Chief Federal Bureau of Investigation->Computer Investigation
  • Jan Philpott Professor Carnegie Mellon University
  • Janet Reno Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Marc J. Zwillinger Trial Attorney Department of Justice->Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
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Internet Vandalism

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Program ID:
155316-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 9, 2000
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2000

Airing Details

  • Feb 09, 2000 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2000 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 10, 2000 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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