[unisog] Dept of Interior forced off Net due to bad security practices

Wayne Wilson wwilson at umich.edu
Fri Dec 7 19:08:34 GMT 2001



Barbara Inzina wrote:

>   They
> have been told to totally disconnect ALL machines, including laptops
> from the Internet.  Since the office here is part of a team of six institutions
> doing the same work, this has made it almost impossible for them to do any
> work at all.
> Your tax money at work.
> Sigh.
> 
Or our lack of tax money that would help someone figure out which computer had access to the subject information. 


Or more likely a kind of dance often performed which spreads 
damage out as wide as possible.....



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