Re: Major hack attack on the U.S. Senate
From: Dinesh Nair (dinesh_at_alphaque.com)
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 03:11:47 +0800 (MYT) To: Daniel.Capo@tco.net.br
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 Daniel.Capo@tco.net.br wrote:
> AFAIK, "hacking" is legally defined in the USA as being unauthorized
> access to computer resources. It doesn't matter if the resource was
> adequately protected (or protected at all) in first place or not. If you
> were not given permission to make use of that resource, you are
> criminally liable.
which begs the question, unless it was explicitly labelled as such, how
would the accessor know that he was committing unauthorized access ?
this is quite similar to sites say, accidentally exporting windows or nfs
shares out to the internet. a query of the server will return a mount
Regards, /\_/\ "All dogs go to heaven."
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