Gary McKinnon has been in the news this week. Unless you have just surfaced for internet air you will remember that he is the guy with Aspergers who hacked into the Pentagon computer and who the
marshalls Feds in US of A wanted to extradite so that they could extract revenge.
This post is not about Gary McKinnon or the rights and wrongs of his case. It is about the fact that he was able to hack into what must surely be one of the most secure computer systems in the world (wide web).
Next up is the breach of Google’s webmail service in December 2009.