Re: media impact?

Michael K. Sanders (msanders@aros.net)
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 15:10:52 -0600


In message <199706201915.PAA22429@goffette.research.megasoft.com>, C Matthew Cu
rtin writes:
>>>>>> "Nelson" == Nelson Minar <nelson@media.mit.edu> writes:
>
>Nelson> Where else has the crack been reported? What spin has there
>Nelson> been? The CNN article says "but it took 4 months" as a
>Nelson> subtitle.
>
>All of the folks that picked up the story from AP got the "but it took
>4 months" spin. This is incredibly stupid, though. Does everyone
>change ATM card, credit card, etc., info in less than four months?
>No! Any of these encrypted with DES are totally vulnerable to attack,
>and we've proven that.

Money Daily[1] has a "Alarming, yes, but not yet time to tear up
your ATM card" spin article.

The Salt Lake Tribune also has an article this morning's edition [2].

[1]: <URL:http://www.moneydaily.com/>
[2]: <URL:http://www.sltrib.com/062097/business/business.htm>