Re: Is this "Kooky?"

Spike Jones (
Tue, 02 Mar 1999 23:02:10 -0800

> Spike Jones wrote:
> >> Hackers Reportedly Seize British Military Satellite
> >> LONDON (Reuters) - Hackers have seized control of one of Britain's
> >> military communication satellites and issued blackmail threats, The
> >> Sunday Business newspaper reported.
> Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> I work in the Information Security field, and the take-over of the
> satellite is true. The identities of those who have taken it over have
> not been confirmed, however.

Wow! Terry, then CNN, now Harvey! Well, I better stop commenting on it, to maintain a shred of dignity. But how in the helllll could *hackers*
pull off such a thing? How would they know how to manage all the systems, just to keep the transmitter pointed to the receiver is quite a trick. Surely there is something we are not being told. This really does not compute guys!

On the other hand, perhaps my bogon filter is turned up too high. Which is good news: Maybe the roton will work as advertised!

naaaaah. {8^D spike