Commentary on Ferrari "hacks"

Thursday, 16 May 2002, 12:43 PM EST

From: Giordani Rodrigues
To: security curmudgeon
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 10:41:38 -0300
Subject: Re: [defaced-commentary] Crackers deface Ferrari

Hi, Brian.

Every major site posted an article about it, here in Brazil. And the reasons are: Barrichelo and the defacers are Brazilians. But, IMHO, everybody made a mistake, including Mr. Leyden from The Register. As far as I know, the sites don't belong to the real Ferrari, and I said it in my article (in colaboration with Eva Mothci and Fernando Sousa, from Terra/Lycos):

http://www.infoguerra.com.br/infonews/viewnews.cgi?newsid1021323288,70815,

There were 3 defaced sites: ferrari-group.com and ferrari-group.biz, defaced by S4t4n1c_Souls and ferrari.co.jp, defaced by Silver Lords.
The mirrors are:

http://www.zone-h.org/defaced/2002/05/12/www.ferrari.co.jp
http://www.zone-h.org/defaced/2002/05/12/www.ferrari-group.com
http://www.zone-h.org/defaced/2002/05/12/www.ferrari-group.biz

Click on www.ferrari-group.com (it's restored now). Do you really think this site belongs to Ferrari? (The title of the page is "new domain"!!)

Ferrari is located at Maranello, Italy, and its company's name is Ferrari
S.p.A. But, take a look at these whois:

Ferrari-group.biz and ferrari-group.com (the domain ferrari-group.com was
created in 2001-09-27, only 6 months ago!!!):

Domain Name.......... ferrari-group.com
Creation Date........ 2001-09-27
Registration Date.... 2001-09-27
Expiry Date.......... 2002-09-27
Organisation Name.... Ferrari Group srl
Organisation Address. via T. Gallio, 3
Organisation Address.
Organisation Address. Cittadella
Organisation Address. 35013
Organisation Address. PD
Organisation Address. ITALY

... snip ...

The real Ferrari at USA:

Ferrari North America (FERRARI6-DOM)
via Abetone Inferiore 4
Maranello, MO 41053
ITALY

Domain Name: FERRARI.COM

Administrative Contact:
Sala, Alessandro (ASV707) asala@FERRARI.IT
ferrari s.p.a.
via Abetone Inferiore 4
Maranello, MO 41053
IT
+39 0536 949792 (FAX) +39 0536 949011
Technical Contact:
Ciaoservice Domain Registration Staff (CD3998-ORG)
cshostmaster@CIAOWEB.IT
Ciaoservice s.p.a.
Strada 3 - Palazzo B/2 - 20 Piano
Assago, 20090
ITALY
+39 02 575591
Fax- +39 02 57559319

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