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[defaced-commentary] Another prime example of "hacktivism"
From: InfoSec News <isn () c4i org>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 02:38:39 -0500 (CDT)

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Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 22:00:08 -0600 (MDT)
From: security curmudgeon <jericho () attrition org>
To: defaced-commentary () attrition org
Subject: [defaced-commentary] Another prime example of "hacktivism"

[I have always been a skeptic at the notion of "hacktivism". Yet again, we
have kidiot defacers tagging any server they can, regardless of the
message or the domain's relationship to their 'cause'. This time the
defacer could only say it was "an accident". Yeah, sure. He was just
walking down the street, tripped, and defaced a few web servers. Oops.]



In retaliation for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America, RaFa last
month defaced a site owned by Aon Corp., an insurance firm with offices in
the World Trade Center that lost 200 employees in the attacks. In an
e-mail to Newsbytes in September, RaFa said the defacement of the Aon site
was "an accident." 


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