[clug] Hack attack on University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit
paulway at mabula.net
Fri Nov 20 23:11:03 MST 2009
On 21/11/09 15:39, David Howe wrote:
> Any thoughts from clugers about the likely route the hackers took? Would
> this have been overly difficult?
> bbc story - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8370282.stm
Speculation is useless with the absence of detail about systems, etc that the
article gives. If I told you there'd been a car crash today, would you care
to speculate about the age, weight, sex, bank balance and employment of the
A group of hacked Linux machines were found recently; their admin had enabled
FTP access, allowed root to log in via FTP, and set root's password to ''.
Even the best kernel and infrastructure in the world can't protect against
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