Federal Agents Deny Illinois Water Pump Failure is the Result of Hacking

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Eoraptor

Well of course it's not hacking... hacking requires some actual computational knowledge and programming fundamentals. This was just *download script-kiddie code, search for hole, lather rinse repeat*

See, the feds are telling the truth for once.

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whathuhitwasntme

I hate to tell you this, but the 3 letter or number password was being used most likely

by the minimum wage employee that actually ran that sucker.

the admin gets paid a butt load of cash, but then pays some

kid next to nothing to actually work there. water plants are dirty nasty

hard work, most people have never even seen inside one. I have, and none of the

big money will ever set foot inside one. They outsource to some contractor for the LOWEST BID PRICE.

For lowest bid you will never get safety minded people to work for you, you get some kid or a

bum working 3rd shift because he has been run out of all real jobs.

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I Jedi

HAVENT THESE FUCKERS SEEN LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD. THIS IS SOME SERIOUS SHIT. WERE TALKING FIRE SALE HERE, BABY.

In all seriousness, what dumbass uses a three-character password to safeguard the town's water supply. If I was the administrator there running that network, I would have provided a very strong, not very easily hackable password. I mean, I get it, who wants to hack a water supply system? It's not like it's anything important or anything?

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