February 22, 2001

Earthlink slow to admit attack

Author: JT Smith

The latest victim of a cracker attack is Internet service provider Earthlink. Wired News reports the national ISP was cracked late last week, but the company decided to keep the wraps in the intrusion because customer data was not compromised. According to an anonymous e-mail message, the attackers were able to gain access to Earthlink's software development servers.

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