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UtterAccess Forums _ Virus + Security Discussion _ How to report security incidents in the US

Posted by: indygo Jan 28 2004, 01:24 PM

The US Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division has teamed up with CERT (Computer Emergency Resonse Team of Carnegie Mellon University) to launch a new mechanism that allows "citizens, businesses, and other institutions to communicate directly with the United States government regarding cyber security information."
The US-CERT partnership has a reporting system whereby anyone in the US can report a security incident. From the officalThis definition could include many types of spyware, viruses, and other malware, as well as successful hacking incidents, and even unsuccessful hacking incidents like port scans.
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