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Re: Anyone here from Microsoft? Hacked?
- From: J.D. Falk
- Date: Fri Jan 25 13:25:28 2002
On 01/25/02, David Charlap <David.Charlap@marconi.com> wrote:
> Paul Timmins wrote:
> > umm, notice that domain name? See that @ sign? Anything before it
> > is sent as a username, which is generally ignored unless requested.
> > We now return you to your regularly scheduled network operations
> > discussion and flamewars.
> Reminds me of an old joke when I was in college. I used to have this in
> my .signature:
> Free UNIX accounts. Telnet to 127.0.0.1. Use your existing
> user ID and password to login.
> I got a lot of mail from concerned-but-clueless people warning me that
> this may be a criminal trying to harvest passwords.
> Of course, the joke is far less effective today, when most people on the
> internet are not using UNIX systems.
There was a pretty impressive warez network running on that
IP address for a while, too.
The slogan was "everything we have is yours."
J.D. Falk "Whom can you ask
<firstname.lastname@example.org> what you came to make happen in this world?"
-- Rob Brezny, adapted from Pablo Naruda