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High Insecurity

Nothing has been stolen from your computer? That doesn’t mean that nobody has visited. Feeling anxious these days? You probably have good reason to. Not only do we feel physically threatened by possibilities of terrorist attacks, but all of our personal information—much of it stored in digital form—seems to be vulnerable too. IN THEIR QUEST for an ever-better Internet, the builders of the information superhighway have created some pretty well-paved access roads. The problem is that those up to no good can travel them too, and, armed with the proper knowledge, they can visit almost anywhere they want—including the average person’s computer. So how high is the risk? NEWSWEEK’s Laura Fording asked Bruce Schneier, a security expert and founder and chief technology officer of Counterpane, an Internet security company, for his impressions. Full Story

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