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    Senior Member kevind_2007's Avatar
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    I was browsing and saw this headline.....http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald...9157501.htm?1c
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    You have to be registered to view it. I may have a look later.
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    Kevin, you live in Miami? I do, too! Do you work in web design?

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    PS - If you read the article, you'll see that the "hackers" didn't hijack anything. They found an anonymous FTP location and posted al Qaeda sympathetic material (images and videos) there for the purpose of reposting them to forums. Of course, no one would really know the difference unless they work in technology...

    Also, it wasn't a government site, per se, it was an Arkansas DMV website. But I guess it sounds more exciting for them to say "Hackers Hijack State Website - Post al Qaeda Materials!" I really hate the direction the news media are going. They resemble shifty advertising more and more every day.

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    Sorry to trash your hopes transio, but no, I do not live in Miami. I was browsing different websites about how easy it was for professionals to hack into anything, and how the government hires them. I saw this headline on one page and decided to check it out. I live in South Carolina, home to the Gamecocks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kevind_2007
    Sorry to trash your hopes transio
    Damn, and I'm newly single, too. ;-)


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