I saw this just today in the NandO Times: >Arrest of alleged hacker sets nerves on edge on the Internet >(c) Copyright the News & Observer Publishing Co. >New York Times News Service > >[first several paragraphs deleted] > >What Mitnick is believed to have done is called "cracking route" -- >penetrating to the deepest levels of the computer operating system, giving >the hacker the omniscience of the company's highest-ranking supervisor. > >"If you can 'crack route,' you can do anything you damn please," Marson >said. "You can look at everyone's file, see everyone's password, set up >software to get every password on The Well or every other system (clients) >use when they call from The Well. There's virtually no limit to what you >can do." > >[last several paragraphs deleted] Just goes to show what happens when reporters try to write about subjects which they know nothing about.
(From the "Rest" of RHF)