August 29th, 2003, 11:11 PM
With the increased use of remote terminals over the past few years, the possibilility of unauthorised access has increased
So what , you may ask. These quotes were taken from a book called Further Computer Appreciation, By T.F . Fry, published by Newnes-Butterworth in 1970
It has been said that if a person knows enough about a system he can always beat it. This comment has been proved true many times in the past of computer systems whereby manipulation of a program by by-passing procedures within the system, or by the inclusion of unauthorised data, major frauds have been perpetrated
Note no mention of virus, worms etc.
Could the above quotes be just as relevant today as they were back then? And yes I do remember punch cards.