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Sunday, May 9, 2010

RIAA - December 2002


DATE:
2002-12

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
riaa.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defaced for 7 hours.

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Sixth time the site was hacked in 6 months. The hack created a hole through which anyone with knowledge of it could post whatever they want as press releases on the RIAA website. Subsequent press releases concerned cheese and bestiality. The hole remained open for 7 hours.

URLS:
1. http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2003/01/57048


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