Quote: "In a dramatic confirmation of how vulnerable Defense Department computers connected to the Internet actually are, the Defense Information Systems Agency revealed that it has conducted mock attacks on more then 8,000 DOD computers over the last two years. The DISA team successfully broke into more than 88 percent of the computers. Less than 5 percent even realized they had been attacked." - Federal Computer Week, February 6, 1995. Notes: Page 17 contains a letter from AT&T, page 26 and 27 contain documents referencing the Bernie S. case that are not in the index.
Nom de plume
Discusses a couple of problems with ATM Diebold hardware and procedures that could result in free cash.
In Best of 2600 book?
Yes, page 335, Section 2 (The 1990s: The World Discovers Hackers), Chapter 10 (Learning to Hack Other Things)
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..)
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