Month: November 1999

  • Who did you talk to?

    [This was originally published in Capital of Nasty Volume IV Issue 17 and mirrored on attrition.org.] I forget if it was a bank or Credit Card Company or the phone company that I was ‘talking’ with. I think anyone nearby would have classified it as an argument from the tone and volume of my voice. […]

  • Poetry #39: F+

    [This was originally published in F.U.C.K. poetry Issue #39. The publish date is approximate.] everyone has shortcomings, the blessed perfection you could not find was no fault of mine. expectations so high you didn’t want to like what you saw. it came crashing down so quickly and you acted so surprised. nothing more than a […]

  • Is it worth it?

    [This was originally published on Hacker News Network (HNN) and mirrored on attrition.org.] Is it worth it?Dispelling the myths of law enforcement and hacking A recent chat with an active web page defacer made me realize just how naïve some crackers can be about law enforcement (LE). Despite a large amount of cases being brought […]

  • In Response To: Computer Crime-Abetting Sites…

    [This was originally published on Aviary Magazine and mirrored on attrition.org.] Original Article: http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/991018/ca_compute_1.html (Company Press Release) Computer Crime-Abetting Sites Will Dramatically Increase Costs for Businesses and Consumers Business Wire — Oct. 18, 1999 When it Rains it Pours It was only weeks ago that I wrote an article on inflated damage figures. After reading several pieces […]

  • In Response To: Bring in the Cyberpolice

    [This was originally published on Aviary Magazine and mirrored on attrition.org.] Original Article: Bring in the Cyberpolice by Christopher Watts Forbes, November 1, 1999 page 112 Warning and Disclaimer Every once in a while a new article comes across my desk that I just have to respond to. In most cases I try to present […]

  • Poetry #38: response

    [This was originally published in F.U.C.K. poetry Issue #38. The publish date is approximate.] imminent rain to cascade down pushing down quietly cleanse the rough edge of it all smooth out our feelings look into the clouds that obscure see nothing of help block your desperate view of heaven often by choice while you stand […]