A Web security manager and his friend broke into a computer network at Panix.com and used credit card numbers they found there to buy software, video games and takeout food over the Internet, authorities said Friday. Raymond Medeiros, 23, of West 58th Street, a network administrator with Register.com, was charged Thursday with hacking into Panix.com, an Internet service provider, and stealing card numbers, police said.
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Verisign.co.jp, the Verisign web site in Japan took a defacement at the hands of the DFP. A simple black screen with a graphic was left on the Verisign web site to mark the occassion.
Verisign removed the defacement and is presently displaying the default Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 Option Pack display screen...
A simple text message was left behind marking the occassion stating " Hax0rs Lab was here. h0 h0, pepsi owned! The opportunity favors the prepared mind. sorry, no html. problems... greetZ: Psuspectz, ASH, Dcha0s .... "
The defacement can be viewed here.
Saying the Internet is vital to the health of the U.S. economy, a U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee panel voted to bar states from taxing Internet access and also extended by five years a moratorium on other Internet-specific taxes, according to the subcommittee's press officials.
The House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law vote centered around two bills, H.R. 1552 and H.R. 1675, both of which are titled the "Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act."