[LINK] ACT Chief Minister targeted by hackers
lannet at lannet.com.au
Tue Nov 1 17:31:15 EST 2005
The only conspiracy is in his hosting service:
$ whois 18.104.22.168
% [whois.apnic.net node-2]
% Whois data copyright terms http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html
inetnum: 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
descr: Bytecard Pty Ltd
descr: Northbourne Avenue
descr: Dickson, ACT 2606
status: ASSIGNED PA
remarks: This information has been partially mirrored by APNIC from
remarks: Connect.Com.Au. To obtain more specific information, please
remarks: use the CCAIR whois server at whois.conne ct.com.au.
notify: dbmon at connect.com.au
changed: sarahk at connect.com.au 20030516
Why are they still running M$ IIS/5.0:
# telnet www.chiefminister.act.gov.au 80
Connected to www.chiefminister.act.gov.au (188.8.131.52).
Escape character is '^]'.
HEAD / HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 06:26:21 GMT
Set-Cookie: ASPSESSIONIDSSQRTQDB=KKGIEFGCKBEOJGGDEAGKDCAB; path=/
Roger Clarke wrote:
>> ACT Chief Minister targeted by hackers
>> Hackers have targeted the web site of the ACT Chief Minister Jon
>> Constituents going to the www.chiefminister.act.gov.au are redirected to
>> hacking archive site Zone-H.org.
>> The message on the Chief Minister's site says: "Fatal Error was here
>> ohh yeahh
>> let's go! irc.gigachat.net #Ferror".
> If I was a law enforcement person wanting to give Stanhope what-for, but
> also wanting to make it look like a black-hat hacker's work, I'd co-opt
> technique and text used by a black-hat hacker.
> So it might be worth a search around to see if that string's been used
> And, if so, see if you can get the access-logs, to see who's been
> visiting recently.
> Well, the Internet forensic specialists do tell us that 'you're not
> really anonymous on the Internet'.
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