[LINK] Mad Aus gov accuses Sydney hacks of hacking
rick at praxis.com.au
Thu Feb 25 09:59:23 EST 2010
Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> It's not the first time someone's been accused by hacking because they
> guessed / inferred / obtained a URL, is it?
One wonders what "highly confidential documents" were doing on the
public internet, unprotected by https: and Basic Authentication.
Note that sans https: Basic Auth is insecure.
Who is the real incompetent culprit here?
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