[ISN] Routt County government Web site hacked

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:16:22 -0600 (CST)

By Mike Lawrence 
Steamboat Today
March 15, 2010

Steamboat Springs -- Routt County’s information systems director said no 
personal or sensitive information was accessed when hackers posted 
messages and logos on Routt County’s main public Web site during the 

Terry Barber, the county’s director of information systems and GIS, said 
the hack occurred Friday evening. The hackers breached the county’s Web 
site, www.co.routt.co.us, and placed items on the index page including a 
logo shaped like a two-headed eagle; an apparent moniker of 
“Road_Killer;” statements including “(expletive) Russia” and 
“(expletive) Serbia,” and a message apparently directed to the county 
that read: “Admin Please Change Your Password, And Patch Your Bugs Don’t 
Be Stupid.”

One of the groups appearing to take credit for the hack is the Kosova 
Hackers Group, which in the past has claimed responsibility for hacks 
into prominent Web sites of some Eastern European countries. The 
two-headed eagle is the national symbol of Albania, and the hack 
includes reference to “United States of Albania.”

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday, Routt County systems administrator 
Jason Deckler sent an e-mail to county employees notifying them of the 


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