Re: Yet another in a long line of reporting on hacks of Federal Agencies - NASA
> Flyslinger2 (Contributor II) posted a new topic in Industry News on 12-19-2018
> NASA I particularly like the line: ""However, it's worrying that an agency > capable of transporting humans into space and allowing them to live outside > Earth's atmosphere for extended periods of time, can't secure its own servers > down on the ground."
A friend once had charge of NASA's networks. He told us that, at that time, they were extremely paranoid about breakins since when it hit the news (even if the system only held the lunch menus for the staff caf), NASA's budget got cut $10 million.
I once taught at NASA: I mean, literally teaching rocket scientists. Since security was not necessarily their field, it was an ... interesting ... experience. I have a lot of stories from that week ...