Quote: "We have never had vulnerabilities exploited before the patch was known." - David Aucsmith, head of technology at Microsoft's security business and technology unit, February 2004.
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Discusses a method of using the Hilton hotel's room Internet access for free.
1 and a half
In Best of 2600 book?
Yes, page 716, Section 3 (2000 and Beyond: A Changing Landscape), Chapter 17 (Retail Hacking)
A clever or quick fix to a computer program problem, or to a clumsy or inelegant solution to a problem. The term is also used to refer to a modification of a program or device to give the user access to features that were otherwise unavailable. The general media also uses this term to describe the act of illegally breaking into a computer, better described as cracking. (more..)
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