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Re: Anyone here from Microsoft? Hacked?

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Fri Jan 25 13:25:28 2002

On 01/25/02, David Charlap <[email protected]> wrote: 

> Paul Timmins wrote:
> > 
> > umm, notice that domain name? See that @ sign? Anything before it
> > is sent as a username, which is generally ignored unless requested.
> > We now return you to your regularly scheduled network operations
> > discussion and flamewars.
> Reminds me of an old joke when I was in college.  I used to have this in
> my .signature:
> 	Free UNIX accounts.  Telnet to  Use your existing
> 	user ID and password to login.
> I got a lot of mail from concerned-but-clueless people warning me that
> this may be a criminal trying to harvest passwords.
> Of course, the joke is far less effective today, when most people on the
> internet are not using UNIX systems.

	There was a pretty impressive warez network running on that
	IP address for a while, too.

	The slogan was "everything we have is yours."

J.D. Falk                     "Whom can you ask 
<[email protected]>       what you came to make happen in this world?"  
                                     -- Rob Brezny, adapted from Pablo Naruda