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Royal Navy Website Hacked, Passwords Revealed

November 8th, 2010 11:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “The British Royal Navy’s website has been suspended after a Romanian hacker exploited SQL injection vulnerabilities to gain access to the site. The hacker, named “TinKode”, accessed usernames and passwords used by the site’s administrators and published them on the web. TinKode’s attack is “particularly embarrassing for the British Ministry of Defence, as just last month protecting against cyber attacks was declared in the National Security Strategy to be a ‘highest priority for UK national security’”

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