[Owasp-greece] CERN's LHC network hit by Greek hackers
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Sat Sep 13 17:07:09 EDT 2008
Den exo dei kanena site os tora na anaferei ti elege to minima "sosta".
Ta ksena site ekanan la8os stin ermineysi/metafrasi kai to in.gr, me ti
seira tou, metefrase ti la8os metafrasi.
Gia na deite ti ontos leei to keimeno episkey8eite ti parakato selida, i
opoia periexei kai screenshot apo to defacement:
Konstantinos Papapanagiotou wrote:
> Thanks για την πληροφόρηση, πολύ ενδιαφέρον! Πλέον την είδηση καλύπτει
> και το In.gr: http://www.in.gr/news/article.asp?lngEntityID=937462&lngDtrID=252
> At Saturday, September 13, 2008, 12:29:32 AM, you wrote:
>> A major warning about the physics experiment's security, as hackers
>> bring its website down.
>> The Large Hadron Collider at Cern has been hit by hackers, raising big
>> concerns about the IT used on the project, according to reports.
>> The Telegraph has reported that a group called the 'Greek Security
>> Team' hacked into the facility and posted a warning about weaknesses
>> in the project's massive IT infrastructure.
>> It said that the hackers left a message on the collider's network
>> which described the technicians working on the project as
>> "schoolkids", giving a warning that they were not to be messed with.
>> The website www.cmsmon.cern.ch cannot be accessed by the public due to
>> the attack, but the hackers did say they had no intention of
>> disrupting the work of the experiment.
>> According to the report, Cern scientists were extremely worried about
>> the attack because the hackers were a "step away" from the computer
>> control system of one the machine's magnetic detectors.
>> It also said that if they hacked into a second part of the network,
>> parts of the machine could have been switched off.
>> James Gillies, spokesman for Cern, told the Telegraph: "There seems to
>> be no harm done. It was quickly detected.
>> "We have several levels of network, a general access network and a
>> much tighter network for sensitive things that operate the LHC."
>> He also said that the LHC website was very visible, with 98 per cent
>> of emails sent being spam.
>> The experiment has already gone live, with particle collisions
>> expected in October.
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