Anonymous Hacked Paris Climate SummitAdded: Sunday, December 13th, 2015
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It became known that hacktivists have leaked the private login details of around 1,500 officials at the UN climate talks in France, thus expressing their protest against arrests of activists in Paris. Indeed, Anonymous hacked the website of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change that arranged the summit. After breaching into the system, the hackers made names, phone numbers, usernames, email addresses, and secret questions and answers publicly available at an anonymous publishing website.
The hackers announced that the attack was an act of protest against the recent arrest of protesters on a climate march in Paris. According to news reports, climate activists who arranged a peaceful protest claimed that the demonstration was hijacked by a small group of anarchists who clashed with police. It should be noted that all public protests have been banned in Paris in the wake of the recent terror attacks, and a state of emergency was declared.
Those 1,400+ officials whose personal details have been published online are from various countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, and Peru. British summit participants were from the British Council and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Security researchers admit that the attack should be embarrassing for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, as it used an SQL injection, a well-known vulnerability. In other words, the leak of the database just demonstrated a lack of focus on security. The experts believe that the password encryption used by the agency was an “old and weak hashing algorithm,” that should have been “phased out”.
Fortunately, the damage from the breach is likely to be limited and mitigated by changing the passwords on the accounts.
Sunday, December 13th, 2015
|Climate Change is a damn hoax!|
|posted by (2015-12-13 19:14:18)|
|^ said no one ever.|
|Nobody with any sort of scientific ideology of any kind anyway..|
|Hey, Number two you sir or Madame are a well a number two! I totally agree with number 1! Calling B.S. on this climate change stuff!|
|posted by (2015-12-14 08:25:04)|
|Our politicians believe in it so it must be true.|
|posted by (2015-12-15 06:12:25)|
|Absolutely the greatest hoax of the millennium, on par with the y2k bug. There are thousands of underwater and above ground volcanoes spewing millions of tons of sulphur, carbon dioxides every year, the fukushima earthquake shifted the earth's axis of 100mm. Just something to think about....Scientists are payed by governments, so they say what the govts tell them to say, otherwise they'll be out of a job faster than a speeding bullet.|
The earth has undergone changes right from its creation and will still continue to do so. Only now there's a ton of cash to be made from this..that's all that there's to it..money. Prove me wrong..as a matter of fact what did they conclude at the summit?? Absolutely f*#$ all..
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