Navy Brass Latest Hacking Victim

    Date13 May 2002
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3461
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Two weeks ago, the hacker known as the Deceptive Duo broke into the Web server of one of the U.S. Navy's databases, publishing materials never meant to see the light of day. Last Friday, a Navy server database housing e-mail addresses and phone numbers of top Navy and White house brass was breached using the same vulnerability and posted on a Web site. . . . Two weeks ago, the hacker known as the Deceptive Duo broke into the Web server of one of the U.S. Navy's databases, publishing materials never meant to see the light of day. Last Friday, a Navy server database housing e-mail addresses and phone numbers of top Navy and White house brass was breached using the same vulnerability and posted on a Web site.

    A roster containing the classified and unclassified e-mail addresses -- as well as contact phone numbers of Navy admirals, vice admirals and even the attending physician to Congress were published on one of the defaced pages of a Navy supporting Web site.

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