Via my feedreader, an article preview at Ars Technica:
Top US government research labs infiltrated by hackers
from Ars Technica by firstname.lastname@example.org (Ryan Paul)
Los Alamos National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, two of the leading military research facilities in the United States, were recently infiltrated by hackers.
clicking the link for more, however, brings you to a blank page. I’m sure it’s just a technical difficulty. ahem.
in related news, we rented Live Free and Die Hard last week. It was a fun movie, and the hacker kid was a great sidekick. But what’s with replacing “yippee-ki-yay mother-[obscenity]er” with “Whoo!”!? It’s not like the rest of the movie was kid-friendly for language. And the villain was just bleh. Oooh, scary, I’ll delete your 401k! Is that a threat? The shadow of Hans Gruber looms large.
so, anyway, <rumor>Ars Technica has been hacked!</rumor> Hopefully now I will be linked by Valleywag.