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Feds Shut Down State of Calif. Internet on Whiff of Smut By Erika Morphy

 

October 5, 2007 -- The U.S. government took down all of the state of California's government Internet sites this week in order to thwart a hack attack on Marin County's transportation authority site. Visitors to the county agency were being redirected to a porn site. The feds' decision was not "level-headed," said Shane Coursen, a senior technical consultant at security firm Kaspersky Lab.  Read more...