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Deceptive Duo Take Down Asia Gartner Group Site
What better challenge for the Deceptive Duo, the patriot hacker group that since a week is putting under pressure American servers to demonstrate their weakness. After FAA, a bunch of banks, the Sandia Labs, Nasa and some airlines websites, this was the time of the Gartner Institute. The attacked website mirror can be found at https://www.zone-h.org/defaced/2002/05/02/asiapac.gartner.com/press/ Gartner recently declared that ''until 2005 some 90% of cyberattacks will continue to exploit known security flaws for which a patch is available or a preventive measure known''.
In fact this theory was validated by The Deceptive Duo using a known Netbios Brute Force attack method which allowed them to hack Gartner's servers in a mere 45 minutes (informations released by the same Duo).
When next time Richard Mogull will publish a research on how many Americans are wearing safety belts while driving, Zone-H hopes that he will be classifiable in the "fastening" category...