Hacking NATO

Michael Hoover hoov at freenet.tlh.fl.us
Mon Apr 5 08:54:40 PDT 1999

> Fri, 2 Apr 1999
> Throughout this week the macro viruses set new records in speed,
> affecting tens of thousands of messaging servers worldwide in a matter
> of hours. Each macro virus that, like Melissa, sends an overwhelming
> flood of messages from client PCs that have received the infected file
> attachments to business messaging servers. Yugoslavian hackers even
> unleashed a file-attachment virus on the NATO Web server, crippling the
> agency's Web presence but not noticeably affecting the air strikes.

too bad Yugoslav hackers weren't more successful, they and others should keep at it...Michael Hoover

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