[ISN] Denver's website hacked twice in one week

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 00:46:07 -0500 (CDT)

By Joey Bunch
The Denver Post

The city and county of Denver website was pulled down Monday night after 
it was hacked, the second such attack in a week.

Eric Brown, a spokesman for the mayor's office, said he didn't know what 
time the site was breached and when it might be restored.

Starting about 8 a.m. Thursday, Denvergov.org was down for six hours 
after it was hacked. Brown said he did not know whether the cases were 

Denver police are investigating both attacks.

The hacker's page was pulled down before 9 p.m., and the city put up a 
page that said, "The City and County of Denver's website is undergoing 

The hacker's green-and-black page that replaced the city's home page 
proclaimed "VIRuS.Ra3ch was here," and included a warning in code: "W3 
C4n't H4ck A4y Thing ~ But W3 H4ck Wh4t W3 W4nt & your Security 
Information Has Been Passed Off," as well as an e-mail address and 


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