British spy agency scanned for vulnerable systems in 32 countries


British intelligence agency GCHQ used port scanning as part of the “Hacienda” program to find vulnerable systems it and other agencies could compromise across at least 27 countries, German news site Heise Online has revealed. The use of so-called port

REVIEW: Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice. 2nd edition


by William Stallings. Prentice Hall. 1999. 569 pages. Appendix, glossary, bibliography, index. $73.00 ISBN 0-13-869017-0 LoC TK5105.59.S713 reviewed by Bob Bruen —————————————————————————————————————————————————————– This textbook is a second edition of Network and Internetwork Security: Principles and Practice (1995) which was reviewed