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Fri Aug 3, 2012, 02:56 PM

Missile Defense Staff Warned to Stop Surfing Porn Sites

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-01/missile-defense-staff-warned-to-stop-surfing-porn-sites.html
Missile Defense Staff Warned to Stop Surfing Porn Sites
The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency warned its employees and contractors last week to stop using their government computers to surf the Internet for pornographic sites, according to the agency’s executive director.

In a one-page memo, Executive Director John James Jr. wrote that in recent months government employees and contractors were detected “engaging in inappropriate use of the MDA network.”

“Specifically, there have been instances of employees and contractors accessing websites, or transmitting messages, containing pornographic or sexually explicit images,” James wrote in the July 27 memo obtained by Bloomberg News.

“These actions are not only unprofessional, they reflect time taken away from designated duties, are in clear violation of federal and DoD and regulations, consume network resources and can compromise the security of the network though the introduction of malware or malicious code,” he wrote.


More at the link!

Bonus blast from the recent past:
9/3/2010: Pentagon declined to investigate hundreds of purchases of child pornography
A 2006 Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigation into the purchase of child pornography online turned up more than 250 civilian and military employees of the Defense Department -- including some with the highest available security clearance -- who used credit cards or PayPal to purchase images of children in sexual situations. But the Pentagon investigated only a handful of the cases, Defense Department records show.

The cases turned up during a 2006 ICE inquiry, called Project Flicker, which targeted overseas processing of child-porn payments. As part of the probe, ICE investigators gained access to the names and credit card information of more than 5,000 Americans who had subscribed to websites offering images of child pornography. Many of those individuals provided military email addresses or physical addresses with Army or fleet ZIP codes when they purchased the subscriptions.


I ask you all to consider the reality of this, if only for a moment.

PB

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Poll_Blind Aug 2012 OP
Fantastic Anarchist Aug 2012 #1
Nuclear Unicorn Aug 2012 #2
frylock Aug 2012 #3
Scootaloo Aug 2012 #4
Yavin4 Aug 2012 #5
frylock Aug 2012 #8
Yavin4 Aug 2012 #11
frylock Aug 2012 #13
Yavin4 Aug 2012 #14
frylock Aug 2012 #15
Initech Aug 2012 #6
cbdo2007 Aug 2012 #7
RagAss Aug 2012 #9
Swede Aug 2012 #10
lpbk2713 Aug 2012 #12

Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:10 PM

1. Their actual missiles are small ...

That's why they have to play with the big ones. It's called "missile envy."

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:14 PM

2. That explains why

missiles are shaped like that.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:31 PM

3. i can't even get to facebook where i work..

this is just some weak-ass system adminstration. security and network admins from the DoD don't know how to block access to these sites ffs?!

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Response to frylock (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:50 PM

4. No, the high brass wants continued access for themselves

of course, a competent network admin could fix that up for them, so I don't see how this is going on...

I'll bet their computers are packed to the gills with all sorts of spyware and malware, too. Just what we need, keyloggers in the DoD

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Response to Scootaloo (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:53 PM

5. The Net Admins at My Old Firm Allowed The Partners Free Reign on their Computers

There was one porn addicted partner. When it came time to swap out his computer, needless to say that the network techs did so with rubber gloves.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:11 PM

8. ewwww!

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Response to frylock (Reply #8)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:43 PM

11. The Tough Part Was Swapping Out The Key Board

It was stuck to the desk.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #11)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 05:24 PM

13. that's an easy fix..

just dispose the desk!

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Response to frylock (Reply #13)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 06:32 PM

14. Except That The Desk Was Stuck to the Floor

This was a very busy partner.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #14)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 07:34 PM

15. raze the building!

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:58 PM

6. ICBM = I C Boobies Man!!!!

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:00 PM

7. Easy problem to solve, just fire them if they keep doing it.

But if they're like my company, they probably won't. Just constant warnings.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:14 PM

9. At least we know their hands are not near the red button !

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:25 PM

10. Now that's called polishing the rocket.

nt

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:47 PM

12. A search for "sexy XXX cheerleaders" will not turn up any security threats.










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