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Hackers had 'full functional control' of Nasa computers [USA media ignores Nat'l security failure]
BBC ^ | 3/2/2012

Posted on 03/05/2012 5:30:12 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

Hackers gained "full functional control" of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers.

Paul K Martin said hackers took over Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) computers and "compromised the accounts of the most privileged JPL users".

He said the attack, involving Chinese IP addresses, was under investigation.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fail; nasa
If the Chinese had hacked into NASA computers while Bush was President, you wouldn't stop hearing about it on abccbsnbc etc.

Obama is destroying our national security in so many ways it is frightening.

1 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:04 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
No harm done since NASA's chief objective under Obama is to improve relations with the Muslims.


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2 posted on 03/05/2012 5:34:34 AM PST by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s not frightening, it’s maddening and downright treasonous.

Patrick Henry is sitting in Heaven saying to Washington, “What the Hell, George? He’s worse than I am and the People are doing and saying nothing.”

GW just shrugs, “Like Ben said, ‘A Republic, if you can keep it.’ Apparently they can’t.”


3 posted on 03/05/2012 5:35:32 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If it further weakens and compromises the US space program, it must be good in Obamaworld.


4 posted on 03/05/2012 5:37:21 AM PST by Truth29
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah....and the difference is....under Bush they would have HAD to hack their way in. Obama will probably just give them access from now on. I wonder how many missles the Chicoms will allow America to retain.


5 posted on 03/05/2012 6:13:00 AM PST by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think this is the second time that John Parson’s Lab has been hit by hackers.


6 posted on 03/05/2012 6:13:37 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If it’s not about how the Republicans want to take birth control away from Democrat girls, it won’t make the news.


7 posted on 03/05/2012 6:19:31 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Bon mots
Upon the one year anniversary of Obama's historic CAIRO speech . ..

NASA Administrator Charles BOLDEN:

"perhaps foremost, Obama wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science....and math and engineering."

'Revealing the most appalling stupidity and criminality emanating from the Oval Office'. . .wouldn't be a bit surprised if the breech was aided and abetted by internal access due this suicidally insane outreach effort.

8 posted on 03/05/2012 6:24:02 AM PST by wtd
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To: Jack Hydrazine

It probably makes it a tad easier then they hire Chinese nationals for these trusted positions.


9 posted on 03/05/2012 6:45:23 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Say Jack, I’ll bet you used to work there. I’ve spent a lot of time at John Parson’s Lab and your name comes up quite often.


10 posted on 03/05/2012 6:58:08 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: ElkGroveDan

I’m really trying to keep a low profile over there these days!


11 posted on 03/05/2012 7:21:43 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Bon mots

At least we have no more shuttle missions anymore, would hate to see the damage a hacked shuttle slamming into a building from orbit would have done....


12 posted on 03/05/2012 7:50:47 AM PST by GraceG
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To: DBrow; All
7 posted on Monday, March 05, 2012 8:19:31 AM by DBrow: “If it’s not about how the Republicans want to take birth control away from Democrat girls, it won’t make the news.”

Republicans don't want to take birth control away from Democrats. We want our Republican kids to get married and have lots of kids while the Democrats abort theirs when they fail to prevent pregnancies in the first place. /sarc

Actually I don't want anyone aborted, even Democrats. Murder is murder.

However, a simple look at the political power gained by high birthrates of Orthodox Jews in Israel and Muslims in Europe shows there are certain advantages to large families. I'm not a Roman Catholic but it's hard to counter the practical logic of the Roman Catholic position on this issue. Letting the liberals destroy their children while conservatives multiply is not necessarily a bad idea.

13 posted on 03/05/2012 9:20:19 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: Jack Hydrazine

How are the rest of your family; Spent, Precious, Wasted and Surplus?


14 posted on 03/05/2012 9:31:40 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

you really can’t say who hacked into it. When I was young and stupid, I would use chinese IP’s to do my playing. It is a dead end for anyone trying to track it back. Not saying it wasn’t chinese, just saying it could be anyone that wants to protect their own IP.


15 posted on 03/05/2012 9:57:49 AM PST by HenryArmitage (it was not meant that we should voyage far.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

ping


16 posted on 03/05/2012 12:05:51 PM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: SoFloFreeper

I was in the USMC with Bolden. He has devolved into an Obama stooge. Somebody in congress should be investigating this and hauling his sorry ass up to Capitol Hill to testify.


17 posted on 03/05/2012 12:38:43 PM PST by clintonh8r (Living well is no longer the best revenge. Revenge is now the best revenge.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wait and see if the rumor proves true that also trillions went to China, as Ulsterman’s WHI attests, and who declares the “war is on”, suggesting that the push back, against the Obama regime, from Wall Street Insider(s) is finally beginning.

I think possibly we have not yet a clue for what all has already happened in the dark. Not a clue.


18 posted on 03/05/2012 12:47:55 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I worked for the company, way back in the early ninties for sure, that was the government contractor for the JPL lab.

It was, you should smile, a MARYLAND company, of all things. No one else knew how to do a California payroll (well they didn’t know how to do a Maryland payroll but that’s another story) and somehow I was just walking along and all of a sudden it became my job.

The stuff I learned about how people are paid in California...boggles the mind.

Even back then it was a government contracting crony, a fellow who knew nothing saved had connections to the Clinton administration.

I cannot even begin to imagine how bad it has to be today what with NASA not even having any responsibility or anything.

Thus it’s no surprise here that hacking of their computers was so easy. I bet by now even I could hack into their computers.


19 posted on 03/05/2012 1:22:02 PM PST by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!

OH Nose!

They changed it from NASA to Nasa!!!!


20 posted on 03/05/2012 3:56:14 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There needs to be another word for this besides hacking. This is not hacking. This is the Chinese NSA launching a probing and reconnaissance attack on the USA. Good thing the Military doesn’t let NASA in on the really black ops. Uh-oh, hope that mess up there doesn’t get any ideas.


21 posted on 03/05/2012 5:58:15 PM PST by ichabod1
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To: XenaLee
Obama will probably just give them access from now on.

It is worse than you think because once the spies gain the illegal access they leave behind in the computer what is called Trojan Horse software that allows them to re-access the computers anytime they wish.

The California professors who run the computer systems should be taken off contract and the military put in control of their computers and physical security.

How much will you bet Obama will not act against this threat?

22 posted on 03/05/2012 6:19:38 PM PST by Rapscallion (The best way to enforce "fairness" is tyranny. Begone Obama.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“NASA said the loss of data did not affect the operations of the International Space Station”

Now there’s an opportunity for the photo shop guys.


23 posted on 03/05/2012 6:33:14 PM PST by daniel1212 (Trust in the Lord Jesus to save you as a damned+morally destitute sinner ,+ be forgiven+live)
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To: SoFloFreeper
>[USA media ignores Nat'l security failure]

Man those Kardashians have rather ample bumpers.

Republicans want to destroy the earth at 11....

26 posted on 03/06/2012 1:50:27 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (BO Stinks! Like Mitts magic underwear!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

No harm done since the hackers did not use the NASA system to access SAC-NORAD and launch a few missiles.


27 posted on 03/06/2012 7:47:37 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascist info.. http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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