[Full-disclosure] BBC cybercrime probe backfires
ron at skullsecurity.net
Sat Mar 14 14:57:48 GMT 2009
Ivan . wrote:
> The BBC hacked into 22,000 computers as part of an investigation into
> cybercrime but the move quickly backfired, with legal experts claiming
> the broadcaster broke the law and security gurus saying the experiment
> went too far.
They keep saying that the BBC "hacked" 22,000 computers, when in reality
the original articles said the BBC "acquired" or "hijacked" the botnet.
Strawman for the win?
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