Scapegoat or Public Enemy

  spuds 19:11 15 Jul 2005
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Perhaps this article may be of interest, as it doe's seem to have some sinister overtones click here

  SketcH 19:41 15 Jul 2005

...and yet non-descript States-based servers attempt to access my system files all the damn time.

  justme 20:07 15 Jul 2005

Gary KcKinnon must have known that what he was doing was wrong as he freely admits trying to cover his tracks.

If someone leaves their house unlocked and he wanders in and helps himself to their property then he is guilty of theft. You may say that the person who left the door unlocked was careless but that does not excuse his thieving.

I feel that he deserves to be tried for his offences and should not complain that it was somone elses fault that he could do it.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:08 15 Jul 2005

As has been written many times before, the servers are not trying to access your system, they are checking to see if your IP address is receiving. It is called 'handshaking'. trhere is a huge difference between handshaking and hacking and the two should never be mixed up.

G

  SketcH 20:33 15 Jul 2005

Well then the AOL Time Warner people are a very friendly bunch.

  Arthur Scrimshaw 20:38 15 Jul 2005

the creator of the sasser worm gets job offers - this guy may get 70 years in chokey.

  stalion 21:37 15 Jul 2005

or he may get a good job in the pentegon

  Pooke 21:43 15 Jul 2005

Nope, he just found out somethings that the US gov't does not want the world to know, or so the guy claims.

He embarrassed the US by the hacking most secure networks they apparently have and this is what he gets for it, the admin password was set up as blank? If that's true they practically gave invitations.

Pooke

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