July 21, 2001

U.S. to 'cybercriminals': You're going down

Author: JT Smith

From CNet: "U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said federal officials would crack down
on an increasing wave of cybercrime by beefing up 10
specialized units so they can better concentrate on catching
hackers and pirates.

The squads, dubbed Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property, or
CHIP, units will focus on copyright theft, computer fraud and hacking." We hope they mean "cracking," but that would make the name CCIP. More from Wired.com.

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