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[aprssig] APRS Wiki vandalism

Stan - N0YXV n0yxv at gihams.org
Sun Jul 8 01:39:47 UTC 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "KA8VIT" <ka8vit at ka8vit.com>
While it's true that any website can easily get messed with if the right 
security precautions arn't in place it takes sepecail knowledge of how to 
exploit those weeknesses. Anybody can go to a Wiki and replace or erase data 
without having any IT skills.

To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 4:52 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Wiki vandalism

>I agree with you 300 %.
>
> 73
>
> Bill  KA8VIT
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> Eric H Christensen wrote:
>> By the way, you can attack a website just as easily if security 
>> precautions aren't in place  Just surf on over to the ISC and they will 
>> show you a history of websites that get hacked on a regular basis.  It 
>> isn't just wikis...
>>
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> Bill Chaikin, KA8VIT
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