Summarized by Kent Larsen
Crackers Threaten NASA, Mormon Websites
Newsbytes 3Sep99 L6
By Bob Woods: Newsbytes
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA -- An LDS-oriented website was threatened by a
group of crackers last week, according the the International
Association For Counterterrorism &Security Professionals (IACSP),
which owns the SecurityNet.net website, which was cracked by the
group. The IACSP says that the cracks are only a nuisance, and easy
The crackers left a message on the SecurityNet.net site claiming that
they would next attack a NASA site at Goddard Space Flight Center and
the site http://www.mormon.com/. It is likely that the crackers chose
mormon.com, thinking that it was a site sponsored by the LDS Church.
Mormon.com is actually a privately-owned site with LDS-related
material. The Church's official website is at http://www.lds.org/.