Reply to post: Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

National Lottery Sentry MBA hacker given nine months in jail after swiping just £5

ATeal

Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

Yeah I was just trying to think of a way to explain that the £230k or whatever they spent bringing everyone back wasn't ... his fault? And how dubious that is for securing anything: "I'm only paid to write code that assumes 'normal' input" is the next step?

If they couldn't stop brute force IP attempts that's a really really bad sign.

"blaming the rain for the leak in the roof" really is apt.

(Why am I on a moderation queue?)

Also I thought it was "Camelot lotteries LLC" or something? I don't gamble outside of the bedroom (also: charity that raises money via gambling....?)

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