Re: [ISN] Net espionage stirs Cold-War tensions

From: InfoSec News (isnat_private)
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 19:13:55 PDT

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    On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 04:23:33AM -0500, InfoSec News wrote:
    > By Ted Bridis
    > The Wall Street Journal Online 
    > June 27, 2001 5:38 AM PT
    > Days later, using one man's password, "cfvlevfq," the FBI
    > connected to the Russians' own computers overseas and downloaded
    > 781 megabytes of data. Only then did they obtain a search warrant
    > for the files. A U.S. judge condoned the tactic in a pretrial
    > ruling, partly because the searched computers were in Russia.
    Trivia: "cfvlevfq" translates to "think yourself" in russian, if typed
    on russian keyboard. :)
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