Report by the finds Defense Department computers sustained 250,000 attacks by hackers in 1995 alone.
A Canadian hacker group called the Brotherhood, angry at hackers being of electronically stalking a Canadian family, break into the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and leave message: "The media are liars." Family's own 15-year-old son eventually is identified as stalking culprit.
Hackers pierce security in Microsoft's NT operating system to illustrate its weaknesses.
Popular Internet Yahoo! is hit by hackers claiming a "logic bomb" will go off in the PCs of Yahoo!'s users on Christmas Day 1997 unless Kevin Mitnick is released from prison. "There is no virus," Yahoo! spokeswoman Diane Hunt said.