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Re: Banc of America Article

  • From: alex
  • Date: Mon Jan 27 13:39:19 2003

> Patently incorrect?  No.  It is possible.
> Even if the confidentiality of your data is protected, you are still
> vulnerability to attacks on availability and integrity of the data.
> For example, you may fully encrypt all your data, use VPNs, etc.  But you
> can still loose service due to network congestion or routers failing due
> to other unprotected traffic on your network.

That is not as large of a problem as losing part(s)s of the transaction(s).
Obviously, I cannot imagine how stupid should someone be to design their
network in a way where an internet attack can knock off the non-internet
enabled service provided by a bank.