1996-06-26 - Re: CIA Fears UmpTeen InfoNukes

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From: “Bruce M.” <brucem@wichita.fn.net>
To: Mike McNally <m5@vail.tivoli.com>
Message Hash: 327fb6569c42eed8fa3e5397bb6d99ade3bad66703de8ae0638fea6182f60711
Message ID: <Pine.BSI.3.91.960626121433.4983A-100000@wichita.fn.net>
Reply To: <31D13BF9.467A@vail.tivoli.com>
UTC Datetime: 1996-06-26 23:45:17 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 07:45:17 +0800

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From: "Bruce M." <brucem@wichita.fn.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 07:45:17 +0800
To: Mike McNally <m5@vail.tivoli.com>
Subject: Re: CIA Fears UmpTeen InfoNukes
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Message-ID: <Pine.BSI.3.91.960626121433.4983A-100000@wichita.fn.net>
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On Wed, 26 Jun 1996, Mike McNally wrote:

> By the way, there was a thing in the Yahoo/Reuters feed about "attacks"
> on DoD computers; apparently British police arrested a "hacker" the
> other day.  Anyway, the article included a claim that there have been
> 250,000 attempted break-ins on DoD computers over the past year.
> Does anybody know how they count that?

    Any time that someone doesn't successfully log into their computer, 
pings their site, fingers their site, does a nslookup on their site or 
anything else that constitutes an "attack."

                    Bruce M. * brucem@feist.com
        "Knowledge enormous makes a god of me." -- John Keats