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RE: Yahoo offline because of attack (was: Yahoo network outage)
- From: James Smith
- Date: Wed Feb 09 14:45:46 2000
Okay, who told you to say that? ;-)
James Smith, CCNA
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On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> As co-moderator emeritus of Fidonet's CONSPRCY echo, I love a good
> conspiracy theory as much as the next guy, but let's get real, folks.
> No deeper motive need be applied to this than "ActiveX sucks, and I'm gonna
> show 'em" or "wow, look what I can do if I combine these two script-kiddie
> exploits I found on rootshell.com" or "oh, yeah? Prove it." The latter
> being the driving force behind many destructive hacks over the years.
> Until we have enough facts, Occam's Razor isn't very useful, but it would
> seem to exclude government-backed weirdness.
> At 10:37 AM 2/9/2000 -0800, you wrote:
> >It would make one hell of an excuse for those wishing more government(s)