Research Day 1

Did some reading on the older intrusions, found contradictory elements in much of the literature which made me laugh. Whats more believable? The account of a 16 year old defacing the Jurassic Park homepage three days before opening night, then reveal the exploit only to go on to receive a Job offer and reject it ( This is an account from a book by Mitnick himself and thus gains some credibility in my mind). The second story by a equally credible author, Schneier, who wrote the widely read “applied cryptography” but lacks knowledge of what the real underground culture of hacking is largely constituted off (read Secrets and Lies a relatively interesting book), who says the website was defaced as a Marketing Ploy to sell tickets. Hard call in my opinion.

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