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|Originally Published: Thursday, 10 February 2000||Author: Derrick H. Lewis|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
'Spoofing' hides computer hackers' footprints
[FIT] The hackers who have managed to temporarily paralyse major websites this week used a technique known as "spoofing'', which allows them to commandeer other people's computers to stage massive assaults, US federal investigators said today.