An Anonymous hacktivist has published what he claims to be three telephone numbers belonging to the Philippine president Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III, including his private mobile number, in a bid to urge voters to confront their leader directly. Going by the pseudonym “#pR.is0n3r”, the hacker posted the numbers to his 10 …
And WTF was the point in that. That's not sending out a message or a political statement, it's just pathetic.
Proving that stolen public funds were moved to and from private Swiss accounts to account in the Cayman islands would/might make some sense but simply handing out a telephone number that can be changed in an instance,, pathetic.
Actually it is sending a message. These kinds of numbers aren't even in the system as belonging to the people who use them, so having enough data to publish them means you already have other information which may be far more damaging.
Agreed but once you have given away the Top Number you have nothing left to bargain with.
Don't you? BOFH *evilgrin*
Might seem unimportant, but there's a shitload of oil down there and every country with a seafront facing them has a claim - it's about equidistant from everyone.
In a few dozen million years it'll be at a higher elevation than the rockies but right now it's squaring up to be a battleground. There been predictions of a 21st century war over the resources there since the 1970s
- Game Theory The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?
- Intel's Raspberry Pi rival Galileo can now run Windows
- Hello, police, El Reg here. Are we a bunch of terrorists now?
- Microsoft and HTC are M8s again: New One mobe sports WinPhone
- Worstall on Wednesday Wall Street woes: Oh noes, tech titans aren't using bankers