Tuesday, February 20, 2007

TSA Hacked, Incompetent or Both

The story begins like this:
Has the Transportation Security Administration's website been hacked? All indications are yes, and that a malicious phishing attack has been launched against travelers...
Then it gets worse.

Read the article and it this is any indication of the professionalism

be afraid be very afraid

Update 3/8/2007: Congress Reacts

It appears that congress has gotten wind of this inexcusable issue (http://blog.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2007/02/security_fix_report_on_tsa_sit.html).
Citing reports by Security Fix and Wired, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is demanding that the Transportation Security Administration produce a raft of documents to explain why it created a Web site for airline travelers that lacked basic security protections.

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