It all started with a score that needed to be settled. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote up some news about how various, high-profile sites in Pakistan and Romania were getting defaced by hackers. I did a little digging around to see who might have been behind the events, and then wrote that up in the posts.
Apparently, I didn’t dig deep enough to get the whole story. Over the weekend, someone called eboz, the same name as the hacker behind the Pakistan spate of attacks, got in touch. He wanted me to know, first and foremost, that he wasn’t responsible for 3,000 site hacks; but closer to 90,000, most performed under a different name, KriptekS, with more listed here (this latter group he calls his “special-0wn4geZ”). “Try not to be stupid next time, Ingrid,” he advised.
As long as I had his ear, I decided to see…
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