[ISN] [defaced-commentary] BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) Hacked

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Date: Sun Apr 29 2001 - 18:52:13 PDT

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    From: McIntyre <McIntyreat_private>
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    Subject: [defaced-commentary] BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) Hacked
    Today at 3pm ET, the hacker group Silver Lords defaced a Web site for
    one of the most respected news organization in the world. The British
    Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Web site www.monitor.bbc.co.uk which is
    titled "BBC Monitoring" and described as "BBC Worldwide Monitoring
    draws upon radio, television and news agency reports from over 1000
    sources in over 140 countries" was defaced with the same, standard
    graphic Silver Lords places on all their defacements.
    To our knowledge, this is the first time a BBC Web site has been defaced.
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