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.