[Full-Disclosure] Hacker suspect says his PC was hijacked
pdt at jackhammer.org
Sun Oct 12 09:57:35 BST 2003
"Caffrey is accused of triggering the paralyzing data blast on a vital
computer server used to coordinate ship movements in the Houston port --
the sixth biggest shipping port in the world"
Ok, so somebody explain to me why in the world this "vital computer
server" is on a public network?
"He said his machine may have been taken over by another individual or
group who then set the digital onslaught in motion. 'My computer was
completely and utterly vulnerable to many exploits'"
If anybody needed more ammo to convince people that patching is
important this might be a good one to add to the stack, whether he is
lying or not I sure wouldn't want to try and defend that position...
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