How a cracker defeated 'Hackopen'

    Date10 Jul 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    5342
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Seven days after the start of our Openhack security competition at www.openhack.com, we've had our first successful crack, of the e-commerce storefront. The rest of the site, including the Web server, mail server and database, is still secure and remains a target of attack.. . . Seven days after the start of our Openhack security competition at www.openhack.com, we've had our first successful crack, of the e-commerce storefront. The rest of the site, including the Web server, mail server and database, is still secure and remains a target of attack.

    On July 3, Austrian hacker Alexander Lazic penetrated our e-commerce storefront package, Akopia Inc.'s Mini Vend, by finding and exploiting two previously unknown application security holes. (The package, including new security updates, is available at www.minivend.com.)

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