Monday October 24, 2011

Stupid Hacker Tricks: Exploits Gone Bad

InfoWorld has an article posted today that shines a spotlight on a handful of hackers that got caught doing really, really stupid stuff. And hackers wonder why they have such a bad reputation. big grin

The incident connected to Arciszewski came just one month later, in July 2011. The FBI alleges that Arciszewski, a 21-year-old computer engineering major at the University of Central Florida, broke into InfraGard's Tampa Bay chapter website. He's accused of uploading a few files -- animated kitty GIFs, one can only hope -- and then posting a link on Twitter showing others how he skirted the website's security.