More News From
the Hacker War Front:
20, 1999, the United Loan Gunmen deface NAACP web site.
In recent weeks the Loan Gunmen have defaced web sites
for the Drudge Report (http://www.drudgereport.com),
ABC (http://www.abc.com), Wired
and The Jerry Springer Show (http://www.universalstudios.com/tv/jerryspringer).
Wired story suggests that the Loan Gunmen attack on
NASDAQ may have been a celebration of the one year anniversary
of Hacking for Girliez's $1.5 million worth of damage
to the computer network of the New
Is the Hacking for Girliez (HFG) gang back -- now calling
itself the United Loan Gunmen? Antionline's John
Vranesevich reveals suggestive evidence.
Meanwhile, the Global Hell gang, which like the Loan
Gunmen/HFG appears to be somehow associated with Brian Martin's
Attrition gang (Martin
has been their media liaison) , appears to have resurfaced under
the guise of The
Level Seven Crew.
ZDnet reporter Will Knight reports the Level Seven Crew's
of a US embassy web site.
Marketwatch points out that when a web site is hacked, it's
a good idea to assume that any or all computers on the affected
local area network (LAN) may have been compromised.
And Hacker News Network
reports that the Loan Gunmen have recently bragged that
they did just that -- illegally compromised two computers "on
the windows2000test.com subnet last week." This was
a standard tactic of HFG -- getting into web servers by first
compromising other computers on the same LAN.
Did Loan Gunmen finally go too far when they
hacked NASDAQ? Will the FBI finally figure out how to
rampage? Or will high profile web sites finally persuade
sysadmins to install secure
Team Happy Hacker was thrown out of Def
Con 7 for winning the Bastard Operator from Hell contest
with Fangz, the computer that no one at Def Con
7 could hack.
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