Forwarded from: Brian Reilly <reillybat_private> > Forwarded from: Robert G. Ferrell <rgferrellat_private> > > At 03:47 AM 1/9/03 -0600, InfoSec News wrote: > > > Has this been determined to be true or a hoax? > > >> D.C. based security consultant Charles Masford cites in the WWN > >> report that his high level sources in the "FBI anti-cyberterror task > >> force" have pieced together 400 sources, including debriefings from > >> Al Qaeda fighters, raids in Europe, and intercepted voice and e-mail > >> communications, and have learned that this attack will happen at > >> 11:11AM on 1.11.03! > > Has anyone on ISN ever heard of Mr. Masford? I haven't been able to > find any references to him on the Web, and no one in the DC area > with whom I've spoken knows anything about him. I'm beginning to > believe he may be related to "Captain Tuttle." Perhaps Mr. Masford is a colleague of Arnold Yabenson, president of the Washington-based consumer group National CyberCrime Prevention Foundation (NCPF), who thankfully warned us in another Weekly World News *exclusive* from May 2000 that "Hackers can make your PC explode" (see: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/archive/10177.html ). /brian - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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