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Re: Trends in network operator security

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Fri Jan 10 00:04:03 2003

Unnamed Administration sources reported that John Fraizer said:
> 
> Does anyone know the answers to the following:
> 
> (1) Why was this datacenter unmanned?

Why are CO's unmanned Saturday nights? ISP's? 
Could the cost of manpower having anything to do with it?

> (2) If it was manned, how did the perps get physical access to steal the
> drives?

Once in the building, one article mentioned they'd found an access
card to the machine room in a PHB's office. No PINs?

> (3) Has the contractor been removed from the list of authorized vendors?
> (4) If not, why on earth NOT?

The vender peddles aspirin, not data services. You propose to now
deny those 500K families medical care, after raping their privacy?


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