The RIAA is Hacked Once Again.

By Robert Menta 12/31/02

The RIAA's web site has again been hacked. This is the fourth time in the last several months, it makes you wonder who runs their information security architecture over there.

The RIAA site has become a tartget for disgruntled music lovers who feel the lobby group is abusing its power with regards to consumers and consumer rights.


One example of the recent RIAA hacks

The hacks themselves incorporated various protest messages, but mostly include sexually explicit comments and photos. The most creative was a form that allowed visitors to make their own "contributions" to the site. The site has been mostly corrected as of this writing with a few still pages down.

Both Waxy.org and Kottke.org have posted cached copies of the defaced site.

 


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