Reply to post: Re: Lots of revenge hacks recently...

Sysadmin 'trashed old bosses' Oracle database with ticking logic bomb'

VanguardG

Re: Lots of revenge hacks recently...

Perhaps...but this was a tech firm - they should have been hyper-vigilant about password security, and been auditing any change or use of any account with enhanced privileges - they incurred much of the damage because they were clearly sloppy and failed to catch the first guy's credentials had been re-enabled (the way I read the article, Patel was the second to leave, with his subordinate having gone first, and he used the other person's credentials to log in, so he must've re-enabled them just for the purpose, and it wasnt' caught)

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