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I wasn't talking about a movie? Just in general that's what would've happened is someone hacked the US GOV.
lol, I was kidding
Pretty soon they'll be settling in a Federal prison.
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They would have gotten caught because there is always a way to trace them. The govt can monitor what you are saying by using your cell phone mic, you think they can find out who was trying to screw with them, more than likely a laser guided bomb hit the guys house soon as he clicked send lmao.
That was the biggest BS I have herd to date. I cant belive you belived that.
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Lol these guys did good. I wonder what they stole and what they will use it for though...
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That was the biggest BS I have herd to date. I cant belive you belived that.
How is it BS? The way technology is advancing, Your almost stupid not to believe it. Imo
    
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Ohhhhh the stories I could tell. lol I actually work for Unisys in a gov facility. Don't want to delve too much info, because they ARE monitoring everything I type. The gov DOES have the resources to track down who did what where, but it takes a lot of money and manpower. So unless something extremely confidential was taken, they may not bother too much. Believe me, they are investigating, but not taking it as serious as say, someone took the financial data and destroyed the original. In that case, the attacker would be tracked down very quickly.

The "corporate data" that was taken may not be vital at all. Believe me, the REAL GOOD stuff is stored neatly and VERY securely, with constant monitoring on it.
    
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If you're smart enough to get in, you're smart enough to get out without leaving evidence.
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If you're smart enough to get in, you're smart enough to get out without leaving evidence.
Doesn't work that way... You will ALWAYS leave evidence, it's just how quick the attack is, and what kind of evidence you leave behind.
    
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Doesn't work that way... You will ALWAYS leave evidence, it's just how quick the attack is, and what kind of evidence you leave behind.
Please prove to me that it doesn't work that way?

Seriously, you have to actually KNOW what you're talking about before confronting someone with an argument.
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Please prove to me that it doesn't work that way?

Seriously, you have to actually KNOW what you're talking about before confronting someone with an argument.
I DO know what I'm talking about dude. All I'm saying is that there is never a point that the net admins Don't see what is going on on the net. The most common way to hack something is to use someone elses credentials. So it looks like you are someone else. Basically you are leaving evidence that you are on the net (logs, IDS systems), it just looks legit to the people being attacked. Once they realized there was an attack, it's always possible to trace it to the source; BUT depending on what kind of evidence you leave behind, will make the difference whether or not it's worth it to pursue.
    
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post #20 of 39
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I wasn't talking about a movie? Just in general that's what would've happened is someone hacked the US GOV.
unless you are as leet as YTC. and just pay up the 24k he was charged for defacing NASA's website
    
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