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Re: NYC Transit Forums Hacked by Anonymous!

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Wed Mar 14 18:11:00 2012, in response to NYC Transit Forums Hacked by Anonymous!, posted by via Pelham on Wed Mar 14 14:43:53 2012.

Someone might want to pass along an article I wrote last year about how to prevent this to the webmeisters over there. They should pay particular attention to the links provided on how to keep the ne'er-do-wells out of their databases. If they got pwned by anon, those kids aren't too bright and used script kiddie tools to get in. This article, and particularly the information I point to at Sans Institute will stop it from happening again ...

First, how to withstand DDOS attacks:


and to keep them out of your databases:


Do pass these along, I'm not a member. But keeping the kids out isn't hard at all and that's the reason for the webmaster spankings in both articles.


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