Notes: Page 2 (and part of 21) has info from 2600, Page 17 has a picture of a British Telecom card-reader phone, that are not in the index.
Nom de plume
Stumbling Into Control on a VMS
Discusses some tips on taking over a VMS system, including two routes to take and tips for breaking onto a VAX.
In Best of 2600 book?
Yes, page 129, Section 1 (The 1980s: In the Beginning), Chapter 4 (The Early Days of the Net)
A piece of software, a chunk of data, or sequence of commands that take advantage of a bug, glitch or vulnerability in order to cause unintended or unanticipated behavior to occur on computer software, hardware, or something electronic (usually computerized). This frequently includes such things as violently gaining control of a computer system or allowing privilege escalation or a denial of service attack. (more..)
Refers to a specific version or versions of software.
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