File under: Back door
Whiney bad Reasons' security is about as secure as Julie's posts are funny. Someone hacked into the site over the past few days and played some practical jokes on them. Rumor has it they have allegedly secured the site.
Here is the scoop on what happened and when:
Tuesday April 25 10am MT
- No picture
Darth Vader "I find your lack of faith disturbing."
Weds April 26 10am MT
- Picture: Calvin at booth labeled "Kick in the nuts $2" placed in Notes sidebar
Darth Vader "Don't be to proud of this technological terror you've constructed"
Princess Leia "Darth Vader. Only you could be so bold"
Darth Vader "I have you now"
Han Solo "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid"
Thurs April 27 9am MT
- Picture "Aaron Fenton" placed in Notes sidebar
Darth Vader "He is here"
Obi Wan "If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine."
C3PO "Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease."
Han Solo "Sorry about the mess"
Friday April 27 2:45pm MT
- Battlestar Galactica Introductory Music
Cylon “Apparently it was not as big a surprised as we had hoped for”
Cylon “See that the humans remain entertained until the end”
Imperious Leader “The final annihilation of the life form known as man. Let the attack begin”
Battlestar Galactica Closing by Cmdr. Adama
Monday May 1 7:45am MT
- “All Your Base Are Belong to Us” flash animation posted in Notes sidebar
And there you have it. The hacks were typically up for about 10-15 minutes.
Gossip around the Nacle has ended up polarizing around two possibilities: It was an insider playing a practical joke on the other permabores or it was an outsider. Nothing definitive so far. We wouldn't put it past the T&S crew to stage this sort of thing deliberately to create buzz, since their content has been pretty weak. But, that seems unlikely as if they were going to do something like that, then it would be more self-aggrandizing and self-promoting than what was posted and they would have left it up longer. Probably more likely that someone discovered default passwords were left unchanged, or Kaimi's password was "wenger" or "mardell" or "iDoCornRows" and someone guessed it.
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