[LINK] Fwd: [PRIVACY] Govt’s new e-health platform already hacked

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Tue Jul 3 21:16:52 AEST 2012

Anytime I talk about the work of other journalists, I wake for myself a 
world of pain ... however.

1. An attack on a not-yet-live system does not imply that the live 
system is subject to the same attacks.

2. An old attack doesn't imply that the system is still vulnerable to 
the same attack.

3. "During development" means BEFORE there were any real customer 
records to be compromised.

In other words, without any evidence that the vulnerability still 
exists, this is unadulterated beat-up.

BTW. I cannot make these comments on Delimiter because I am a competing 
journalist. So I am constrained to making remarks like this on other 
forums. Oh well...


On 3/07/12 3:22 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> from the privacy list:
>> <http://delimiter.com.au/2012/07/03/govts-new-e-health-platform-already-hacked/>http://delimiter.com.au/2012/07/03/govts-new-e-health-platform-already-hacked/
>> Since everyone is bashing on the system, no flogging would be
>> complete without mentioning this gem.
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