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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:15 AM
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29. So uncreative
This is why he got fired: the dude lacks imagination.

So you hack into a CEO's presentation and you have perfect license to ambush him by transforming it. And what do you go with? Porn. Bleh. Not something funny or subversive or biting (well...depends what kind of porn, I guess), but porn.

Dimwitted and predictable.
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  -Fired IT manager hacks into CEO's presentation, replaces it with porn n2doc  Jun-23-11 05:10 AM   #0 
  - The fool should have checked his presentation before showing it  liberal N proud   Jun-23-11 05:50 AM   #1 
  - If the guy "took remote control" of the presentation, that might not have worked  starroute   Jun-23-11 09:11 AM   #13 
     - It sounds like that's how it happened - not an edited PPT, but a complete  petronius   Jun-23-11 07:35 PM   #33 
  - Debbie does Power Point! Nt  xchrom   Jun-23-11 06:31 AM   #2 
  - ....or  formercia   Jun-23-11 07:12 AM   #6 
  - Baltimore Substance Abuse System Inc  ImNotTed   Jun-23-11 06:48 AM   #3 
  - Might be but all the stuff on their website uses every buzzword possible.  hobbit709   Jun-23-11 07:27 AM   #9 
     - Thanks for summarizing how I felt after just going to their website.  theaocp   Jun-23-11 09:24 AM   #15 
     - "A" crisis counseling agency.....sheesh. I have watched dozens of them fail for the same reason  dixiegrrrrl   Jun-23-11 05:50 PM   #31 
  - So, not expecting a recommendation on his next job application...  brooklynite   Jun-23-11 06:53 AM   #4 
  - That was my thought as well...  IndyPragmatist   Jun-23-11 07:50 AM   #10 
  - They fired him in 2009  theaocp   Jun-23-11 09:25 AM   #16 
     - Okay, a little different, but still  IndyPragmatist   Jun-23-11 09:31 AM   #20 
        - Certainly an idiotic move on his part and now he has a criminal record  NoGOPZone   Jun-23-11 09:48 AM   #22 
  - If they had fired him, he probably wasn't getting one anyway  nichomachus   Jun-23-11 08:57 AM   #11 
  - Funny to read, but the guy will never be hired in the industry again.  FLPanhandle   Jun-23-11 07:01 AM   #5 
  - Security companies are very keen to hire hackers  nichomachus   Jun-23-11 08:59 AM   #12 
  - This isn't a hack.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-23-11 09:29 AM   #18 
     - Maybe they should  nichomachus   Jun-23-11 09:47 AM   #21 
     - "He had an administrative password that wasn't changed when they fired him."  Occulus   Jun-23-11 09:53 AM   #24 
     - If this was ANY company. I wouldn't let a Cupcake Co. have my credit card info w/ a rookie mistake..  slampoet   Jun-24-11 10:29 AM   #41 
     - It was certainly a hack  trumad   Jun-24-11 08:26 AM   #38 
        - It's not the kind of hack that shows any particular expertise.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-24-11 10:02 AM   #39 
  - revenge served cold  NJCher   Jun-23-11 09:19 AM   #14 
  - Not 2 years  PhiBetaCretin1   Jun-23-11 10:17 AM   #25 
  - Yep, he'd be hired. As a white hat security hacker/cracker.  mwooldri   Jun-23-11 09:30 AM   #19 
     - It wasn't much of a hack  FLPanhandle   Jun-23-11 10:22 AM   #26 
  - doh! He should have framed one of the other officers.... "LULZ, T3H C70 W45 H3R3"  octothorpe   Jun-23-11 07:15 AM   #7 
  - Brings new meaning to the words "Power Point" nt  Selatius   Jun-23-11 07:25 AM   #8 
  - Certainly better than shooting up the place. nt  Javaman   Jun-23-11 09:27 AM   #17 
  - i think he probably proved the point it was wise to fire him. nt  seabeyond   Jun-23-11 09:50 AM   #23 
  - I applaud his guerilla lulz attack.  eilen   Jun-23-11 10:51 AM   #27 
  - LOL!  Odin2005   Jun-23-11 11:12 AM   #28 
  - So uncreative  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-23-11 11:15 AM   #29 
  - I agree  FLPanhandle   Jun-23-11 11:19 AM   #30 
  - selection fallacy.  unblock   Jun-23-11 07:31 PM   #32 
  - +1  slampoet   Jun-24-11 10:33 AM   #42 
  - bet you couldn't do it  NJCher   Jun-23-11 10:34 PM   #34 
  - I'm fairly sure I couldn't figure out the technical side  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-24-11 06:52 AM   #35 
  - OK, creative genius  NJCher   Jun-25-11 11:23 AM   #43 
  - With the administrative password  mythology   Jun-24-11 07:25 AM   #36 
  - You're right.  undeterred   Jun-25-11 11:26 AM   #44 
  - If that company left a security hole open for TWO YEARS, I wouldn't trust them to kill flies.  slampoet   Jun-24-11 08:19 AM   #37 
  - Oops. I see the security hole was not left open that long, but even if it was left open a single day  slampoet   Jun-24-11 10:10 AM   #40 
  - HAHA!  Taverner   Jun-25-11 11:29 AM   #45 
  - Oh, that's a likely excuse. The 'fired' guy did it.  Matariki   Jun-25-11 11:45 AM   #46 
 

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