Friday, December 22, 2006

Ho! Ho! Ho! Zone-H Gets Defaced

SyS64738 writes on Zone-H News:

As you may have noticed, Zone-H got defaced in the night between Dec 21st and Dec 22nd. This was an elaborate attack that was possible (as most of the past Zone-H incidents), starting with the exploitation of the human factor. We are pleased to post this explanation as it is a very good example on how your security can be jeopardized by bugs, and ones (Hotmail) apparently not related to the system you are using.

The funny part is that the incident happened yesterday night, exactly when all Zone-H board members where around a table for the x-mas dinner discussing about an hypotethical Zone-H incident and backup policies.

More here.


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