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- n. Vandalism carried out by means of computer technology, as for example the defacement of a website.
Assuming that the FBI intruders are pranksters and not genuine terrorists, the recent hack attack on the bureau is probably no more than a case of "cybervandalism," says former White House cybersecurity and counterterrorism adviser Roger Cressey, But, he adds, "there are a multitude of vulnerabilities that, if exploited, could have far more serious consequences."
These attacks are simply nuisances -- "More cybervandalism than cyberterrorism," says George Kurtz, coauthor of "Hacking Exposed" and CEO of security consultant Foundstone, Inc.
From the beginning, the PC has made cybervandalism too easy.
I've spent another couple days this week away from my office at the OU, helping some colleagues agree the final structure and content of our new cybervandalism course, T187.