[Full-disclosure] Slashdot hacked?
compsecguy at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 24 00:24:38 BST 2009
> To: compsecguy at hotmail.com
> CC: full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Slashdot hacked?
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 18:23:57 -0400
> On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 21:47:42 -0000, Compsec Guy said:
> > What's wrong with Slashdot today?
> Oh my ghod, it's full of jews!!
I don't see what the point is in pulling in the Germans in this discussion..
> (Hint: Before posting to a worldwide list asking what's wrong with a site,
> a few things to check:
> 0) Wait at least 5-10 minutes to make sure it's not a short-lived issue that
> will be fixed before people have a chance to read your mail. Go have a beer,
> or a cookie, or something else age-appropriate. It will probably be better by
> the time you get back.
The reverse should also apply.Now, did you wait 5-10 minutes to see if it was really hacked?
> 1) Ask a friend (preferably in another country, or at least a different ISP)
> whether they see the issue as well.
I work as a CISSP at an ISP. I know how these things works. You're out of control, man!
> 2) Describe any steps you've taken to verify the problem isn't at your end.
> For instance, if you're using somebody else's wireless connection, maybe this
> happened to you: http://www.ex-parrot.com/pete/upside-down-ternet.html
There's no need. As I said, I'm a CISSP.Now you get back to school, seems as if you still got stuff to learn about how the Internet works.
> 3) Bill Joy's Law of Demos: "Never precede a demo with anything more
> predictive than 'Watch This!'". When reporting a problem, don't do that.
> Give at least a rough idea of what you are observing - site times out,
> connection refused, connects but no pages returned, all pages have either
> goatse or n3td3v pictures on them, etc...
You've got an attitude problem. I'm sorry, but you need help.
> For the record, it looks fine from here (at least the front page)
> Latest story posted:
> Ask Slashdot: How To Vet Clever Ideas Without Giving Them Away? on Thursday July 23, @06:00PM
> Posted by timothy on Thursday July 23, @06:00PM
> from the don't-clever-ideas-want-to-be-free? dept.
> So what do you *think* the problem is?
You tell me.
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