FEMA phones hacked; more than 400 cal...

FEMA phones hacked; more than 400 calls made to Middle East and...

There are 1 comment on the Chicago Tribune story from Aug 20, 2008, titled FEMA phones hacked; more than 400 calls made to Middle East and.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

The hacker made more than 400 calls on a Federal Emergency Management Agency voicemail system in Emmitsburg, Md., on Saturday and Sunday, according to FEMA spokesman Tom Olshanski.

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DumberThanDirt

Melrose Park, IL

#1 Aug 21, 2008
EVERY telecom manager in the friggin' country knows how to plug this security hole!

How could this happen to a government agency? Because the Affirmative Action 'points' awarded to less qualified federal job candidates vaults them past their more qualified peers on the government's hiring list.

So if our government DELIBERATELY hires the less technically qualified candidate in favor of AA criteria, we are going to get exactly what we deserve.

There's an old saying,'Make something idiot-proof, and you'll have lots of idiots using it.'

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