The pubstro phenomenon : Robin Hoods of the internet

Braithwaite, Richard 2003, The pubstro phenomenon : Robin Hoods of the internet, in Delivering IT and e-Business value in networked environments, We-B Centre, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, W.A., pp. 1-7.

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Title The pubstro phenomenon : Robin Hoods of the internet
Author(s) Braithwaite, Richard
Conference name Australasian Conference on Information Systems (14th: 2003: Perth, W.A.)
Conference location Perth, W.A.
Conference dates 26-28 Nov. 2003
Title of proceedings Delivering IT and e-Business value in networked environments
Editor(s) Lethbridge, Nick
Publication date 2003
Conference series Australasian Conference on Information Systems
Start page 1
End page 7
Total pages 7
Publisher We-B Centre, Edith Cowan University
Place of publication Joondalup, W.A.
Keyword(s) web servers
hacking
pubstro
warez
security
computer forensics
ethics
virtual communities
Summary This paper presents a case study of a compromised Web server that was being used to distribute illegal 'warez'. The mechanism by which the server was compromised is discussed as if the way in which it was found. The hacker organisations that engage in these activities are viewed as a Virtual Community and their rules and code of ethics investigated.
ISBN 0729805441
9780729805445
Language eng
Field of Research 080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30004967

Document type: Conference Paper
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