---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 22:00:08 -0600 (MDT) From: security curmudgeon <jerichoat_private> To: defaced-commentaryat_private Subject: [defaced-commentary] Another prime example of "hacktivism" [I have always been a skeptic at the notion of "hacktivism". Yet again, we have kidiot defacers tagging any server they can, regardless of the message or the domain's relationship to their 'cause'. This time the defacer could only say it was "an accident". Yeah, sure. He was just walking down the street, tripped, and defaced a few web servers. Oops.] http://www.newsbytes.com/news/01/170957.html [..] In retaliation for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America, RaFa last month defaced a site owned by Aon Corp., an insurance firm with offices in the World Trade Center that lost 200 employees in the attacks. In an e-mail to Newsbytes in September, RaFa said the defacement of the Aon site was "an accident." [..] - The information and commentary is Copyright 2001, by the individual author. Permission is granted to quote, reprint or redistribute provided the text is not altered, and the author and attrition.org is credited. The opinions expressed in this mail are not necessarily the opinion of all Attrition staff members. Commentary Archive: http://www.attrition.org/security/commentary/ The Attrition Mirror: http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/ Country/TLD Statistics: http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/country.html Attrition Defacement Statistics: http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/stats.html Operating System Graphs: http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/os-graphs.html Other Web Defacement Mailing Lists: http://www.attrition.org/security/lists.html Contacting Attrition Staff: staffat_private To subscribe to Defaced Commentary, send mail to majordomoat_private with "subscribe defaced-commentary" in the BODY of the mail (without quotes). To unsubscribe, include "unsubscribe defaced-commentary" in the BODY of the mail. - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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