Eh? Say that again?
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 95 17:08:31 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
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.
© 1995 Peter Langston