Fun_People Archive
23 Feb
Eh? Say that again?

Date: Thu, 23 Feb 95 17:08:31 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: Eh?  Say that again?

[If you haven't had any association with the Unix operating system, then, as
the comment says, "you're not expected to understand this."  -psl]

Forwarded-by: bostic@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
From: Ginger Ogle <ginger@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>

"Cracks Revealed in On-Line Security"
	-- San Francisco Examiner, Feb. 19.

    What Mitnick is believed to have done is called "cracking route" -
    penetrating the deepest levels of the computer operating system, 
    giving the hacker the omniscience of the company's highest-ranking 
    supervisor. "If you can 'crack route,' you can do anything you
    damn please," [privacy pundit] Marson said.

Kind of like getting your Kix on Route 66, I guess.


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