[Full-Disclosure] Fwd: How to Steal a Mainframe
ajc22 at york.ac.uk
Wed Sep 10 16:32:01 BST 2003
--On 05/09/03 21:56:21 -0400 Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> a *small* S/390 or z-series system can have 48 channel cables on it, 128
> is not at all uncommon - and IBM uses some pretty hefty screws to hold
> them in place.
Just to point out the (maybe) obvious - why unscrew all those screws when
can just cut the cables? After all, you are *stealing* the thing. Allow a
time to tidy up all those loose ends of cables (shove them back under the
and away you go.
Arthur Clune, Systems Security Advisor, The Computing Service
University of York, UK, YO10 5DD. +44 (0) 1904 433129
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