Re: Subject: George W. Bush the Red?

From root <root@jura.ne.mediaone.net>
Date Wed, 20 Oct 1999 19:32:04 -0400 (EDT)
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I would try checking www.attrition.org, or www.hackernews.com, they
usually have all the cracked sites mirrored @ each...

On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Me Uh, K. wrote:

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> 
> I've seen several mentions of screen shots captured
> from the cracked site - has anyone seen them posted
> anywhere?
> 
> -mia k (who likes politician's web pages, especially
> when they're cracked)
> 
> --- rdom@thing.net wrote:
> > [: hacktivism :]
> > 
> > 
> > George W. Bush the Red
> > by Declan McCullagh
> > 
> > 12:55 p.m. 19.Oct.99.PDT
> > Intruders apparently defaced the official campaign
> > site of Republican
> > presidential candidate George W. Bush
> > early Tuesday, replacing a photo of the Texas
> > governor with a bright red
> > 
> > hammer and sickle.
> > 
> > Visitors said the modified Web site, which quoted
> > socialist literature
> > and
> > linked to the International
> > Communist League, was visible around 9:15 a.m. EDT.
> > 
> > Campaign officials spent the morning trying to
> > puzzle out exactly what
> > happened, a task made more difficult
> > by the fact that the Web server automatically copied
> > over the hacked
> > page
> > with the original one.
> > 
> > "We're trying to find out whether we had a visitor.
> > Indications are that
> > 
> > we had a visitor," said Greg Sedberry,
> > georgewbush.com webmaster.
> > 
> > This isn't the first time a presidential contender
> > has been embarrassed.
> > 
> > Vice President Al Gore's campaign site
> > was hacked on 10 April. "Gore was broken into in
> > April. That's the only
> > one I know of in the 2000 race," said
> > B.K. DeLong, curator of the defacement archive at
> > attrition.org.
> > 
> > On Monday, the campaign introduced a newly designed
> > Web site, switching
> > from a single Unix server to
> > multiple computers running Windows NT and
> > Microsoft's Web server.
> > 
> > "I inherited that Unix box when I came on board [in
> > July]," Sedberry
> > said.
> > "I took that box and said we need a
> > more robust setup. It was developed from scratch,
> > and that's where the
> > problems can arise."
> > 
> > The campaign's NT machines are co-located at
> > Austin-based Illuminati
> > Online, which says it hosts 2,000
> > customer Web sites.
> > 
> > "The George W. Bush machines are not under our
> > control. They maintain
> > everything on those machines," said
> > an Illuminati Online engineer.
> > 
> > Jeremy Pinnix, webmaster of Nashville-based Anderson
> > Thomas Design, said
> > 
> > he noticed the hacked site early
> > Tuesday.
> > 
> > "I called them [the campaign] right away. They asked
> > me to do a screen
> > capture and to email it to them. I
> > haven't heard back, but when I refreshed, it had
> > been fixed," he said.
> > 
> > "Our first battle plan is to figure out exactly what
> > happened," said
> > campaign spokeswoman Mindy Tucker.
> > "This is obviously a problem that anyone who has a
> > Web site faces."
> > 
> > Sedberry said the NT machines are load-balanced, and
> > the master Web
> > server
> > copies files every few minutes
> > to the duplicate ones.
> > 
> > "We're going through the whole system saying, 'Are
> > we sure we locked
> > that
> > down?'" said campaign
> > webmaster Sedberry. "We're finishing it up,
> > double-checking,
> > triple-checking. And we'll see."
> > 
> > According to a screen snapshot, the hacked site
> > quoted the International
> > 
> > Communist League's belief that "we
> > must take the Marxist doctrine of proletarian
> > revolution out of the
> > realm
> > of theory and give it reality."
> > 
> > 
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