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Re: Is Military Hiding Hacks?
From: "Meritt James" <meritt_james () bah com>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 09:23:44 -0400

Gee, I wonder why the US military (*.mil) would want to block non-US
access to its websites?  Maybe because most of the defacements of these
sites have domain names outside of the US?  Maybe the need-to-know  of
non-US of US military information is real low?

Maybe Alldas hasn't noticed the number of hacks that come from the same
national domain they use?  Do you think they could tell the difference
if just THEY are singled out or happen to be included in a blanked
screen?  Hmmmm... Don't seem to recall any problem with defacement
mirrors within the US....

Jonathan Rickman wrote:

Here we go again...

On Mon, 4 Jun 2001, InfoSec News wrote:

Alldas staffers believe that the U.S. military is trying to cover up
defacements of its websites by blocking Alldas' access to the greater
part of the military's network.


-- 
James W. Meritt, CISSP, CISA
Booz, Allen & Hamilton
phone: (410) 684-6566

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