(ICANN) STATEMENT ON HACKING OF NETWORK SOLUTIONS' SERVERS
randy at psg.com
Sat Jul 3 01:07:02 UTC 1999
access to icann's web site was not interrupted, one of nsi's was.
don't people have real work to do instead of speculate and post?
> ICANN PRESS RELEASE (7-2-99): INTERNET CORPORATION FOR ASSIGNED NAMES AND
> NUMBERS (ICANN) STATEMENT ON HACKING OF NETWORK SOLUTIONS' SERVERS
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> INTERNET CORPORATION FOR ASSIGNED NAMES AND NUMBERS (ICANN) STATEMENT ON
> HACKING OF NETWORK SOLUTIONS' SERVERS
> Marina Del Rey, CA (July 2, 1999) - For several hours earlier today, access
> to the server which hosts the ICANN Web site was disrupted. The information
> on ICANN's Web site is administrative in nature and was not damaged.
> We have since been made aware of a concerted effort to tamper with some of
> the servers currently operated by Network Solutions, Inc. of Herndon,
> Virginia. The incident, which is potentially criminal, has been referred to
> the appropriate law enforcement officials. An investigation into the source
> of the attack, and the manner in which it was carried out, is currently
> underway. While there is no evidence that the servers under its control have
> been harmed, ICANN is taking the appropriate measures to protect its
> equipment located at the Information Sciences Institute of the University of
> Southern California.
> ICANN condemns this action as an attempt to undermine the stability of the
> domain name system and will cooperate fully with any investigation into the
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