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Anonymous Hackers Not Smart On Anonymity, Feds Say
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AustinIT
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AustinIT,
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4/19/2012 | 6:30:01 PM
re: Anonymous Hackers Not Smart On Anonymity, Feds Say
I agree with you there. SQL injection attacks are completely preventable. It's lazy developers who don't go through their code and fix these loose ends prior to releasing it to production.
YMOM100
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4/19/2012 | 10:44:30 AM
re: Anonymous Hackers Not Smart On Anonymity, Feds Say
And which penalty does the moron get who made the computer system to be vulnerable to an SQL injection attack? That is a weakness that can be entirely prevented and tested for!
Mathew
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4/18/2012 | 8:02:58 PM
re: Anonymous Hackers Not Smart On Anonymity, Feds Say
Interesting point, but I think you're missing the big picture. The people who are *really* good already know this stuff, take appropriate steps, and don't brag about their exploits over Twitter. (Look at the Nortel breach, which took 10 years for someone to spot and stop.)
The people who aren't so good, meanwhile, aren't going to learn their lessons--don't use Twitter to brag about hacking your neighbor's WiFi, after using the same IP to hack into two police department servers--even by reading the court documents used to charge their predecessors, or the wealth of material already in the public domain.
Finally, your Bin Laden example has been debunked as an urban myth.
JSmithy67
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4/18/2012 | 7:05:38 PM
re: Anonymous Hackers Not Smart On Anonymity, Feds Say
So we all know how stupid some Anonymous hackers are now... but how stupid are the law enforcement employees for telling the idiots' associates where they need to better cover their tracks??
This is almost as bad as when Osama Bin Laden ditched the sat phone after a member of Congress told the press we almost had him by tracking it. You'd think we'd at least get some intelligent employees with our tax dollars.


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