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Sat Oct 22, 2016, 06:39 PM

American Hacker Sends Russia warning shot

Source: CNN Money

An American vigilante hacker -- who calls himself "The Jester" -- has defaced the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in retaliation for attacks on American targets.


"I wanted to poke them in the eye and stop feeling like US is just taking it on the chin. Again," he said. "I'm not gonna sit around watching these f----rs laughing at us."

The Jester used a classic hacking technique, finding a hole in the website's computer code and injecting his own code into it.

"It's 4 a.m. in Moscow right now and a weekend. I'm hoping they can't fix the hole til Monday," he said.

As of 11 a.m. ET Saturday, the message remained online. Jester wants the Russians to take it seriously. He's not the only American hacker with this kind of capability.

"Think of this as a professional courtesy," his public warning states.

Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/22/technology/russian-foreign-ministry-hacked/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool




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wonderwarthog Oct 2016 OP
orson Oct 2016 #1
wonderwarthog Oct 2016 #3
Fireant16 Oct 2016 #2
wonderwarthog Oct 2016 #4
oflguy Oct 2016 #5
wonderwarthog Oct 2016 #6
oflguy Oct 2016 #7
wonderwarthog Oct 2016 #8

Response to wonderwarthog (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2016, 07:12 PM

1. Cyber kombat, toe to virtual toe with the Rooskies

If they have any sense this will scare the crap out of them. Nobody wants 4-chan on their case.

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Response to orson (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 22, 2016, 11:13 PM

3. ...

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Response to wonderwarthog (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2016, 07:19 PM

2. How childish....and stupid. nt

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Response to Fireant16 (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 22, 2016, 11:16 PM

4. I'll bet Russia

Doesn't think so.

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Response to wonderwarthog (Original post)

Sun Oct 23, 2016, 10:46 AM

5. So when the US does it, it is one individual

But the whole country of Russia is responsible when someone else does it, even though nobody knows who it is.

Got it

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Response to oflguy (Reply #5)

Sun Oct 23, 2016, 01:27 PM

6. Watching the right ally themselves with Putin

And with Russia is a beautiful thing....



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Response to wonderwarthog (Reply #6)

Sun Oct 23, 2016, 02:33 PM

7. Putin tried to warn Obama not to go the communist route

And Obama wouldn't listen

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Response to oflguy (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 23, 2016, 04:05 PM

8. That was

Mighty white of him.


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