Hacking like it's 1999

Thursday, 24 August 2006, 11:38 AM EST

In the late 1990s a band of website defacers called Global Hell wreaked headline-making havoc on poorly-protected servers around the net, tagging the White House, the FBI, the U.S. Army, and, well... pretty much everyone.

Now a gH alumnus has turned up working at Rackspace Managed Hosting, where he was apparently planning a nostalgic comeback defacement against the website of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC.org).

At Wired.

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