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  •  As I said, I'd rather not give too much detail. (1+ / 0-)
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    What I did forget to mention is that they said Manning was no doubt very intelligent, but nonetheless very unstable.

    "The Green Bay Packers failed to score 8 times in the Super Bowl." -- Purity

    by USArmyParatrooper on Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 06:38:12 PM PDT

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    •  Just sayin' that he's not the only freak. (0+ / 0-)

      His limited access mitigates against the idea that he was the only person getting into these files.

      Apparently the system failed to do content management -- an incompetence for anything I set up.

      (We do a system for registering documents to comply with SOX and FRE. Nobody like Manning has a chance to grab doc's. That's part of why there's a registration system -- works with Oracle IM, for one -- and approvals.)

      Financial capitalism's criminals + Angry White Males + KKK wannabes + Personality Disorder delusionals + George Will =EQ= The GOPer Base

      by vets74 on Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 06:54:29 PM PDT

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      •  He had free access. (3+ / 0-)
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        He had a top secret clearance and he had full access to SIPRnet. He was an Intel Analyst.

        "The Green Bay Packers failed to score 8 times in the Super Bowl." -- Purity

        by USArmyParatrooper on Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 06:57:12 PM PDT

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        •  Again, he's not the only one. (0+ / 0-)

          That system could have been set up to be broken. Deliberately. Any ERP payroll or payables system has better security.

          400,000+ people could have done what he did. Or augmented some bit that he grabbed later on. The collateral murder vid would have peaked interest in war crimes, all over.

          When we got descriptions of SIPRnet, it seemed like the router level, itself, was done without identity management.
          Sharing passwords is beyond stupid but having a single password to get direct access to the network -- pick a router port and it's yours -- that's a fail at Networking 101..

          They've gone to detecting anomalies, after the fact. If you don't mind seeing IP theft then that's an approach. Clear, simple, and wrong... a la Mencken. I never trust the operating system interrupt system to report all of what is happening.

          A guess: nobody anywhere near the top was either a competent coder or network architect/installer. Much less a database guy. They had no contact with NTAC or anybody else in the community. And no commercial check list. Hacks.

          Financial capitalism's criminals + Angry White Males + KKK wannabes + Personality Disorder delusionals + George Will =EQ= The GOPer Base

          by vets74 on Wed Apr 20, 2011 at 06:02:31 AM PDT

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        •  I missed that users were able to run filters (0+ / 0-)

          and pick up the results later.

          That explains how the limited access could collect a sample that took branching through 800 servers and query result returns.

          One Gaga CD could get packed with results from a dozen queries.

          Goddamn they were stupid setting this up. We have to live with EU600 penalties for losing customer identity info -- fines into 5 figures per lost account. Never, never, never.....

          Financial capitalism's criminals + Angry White Males + KKK wannabes + Personality Disorder delusionals + George Will =EQ= The GOPer Base

          by vets74 on Wed Apr 20, 2011 at 06:10:06 AM PDT

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