Wired stupidity

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From: Joachim Feise (jfeise@ics.uci.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 16:38:37 PDT


How stupid can reporters get??
The password is in the public, available to anybody who knows bugtraq
(and I bet that every cracker in the world knows it by now):

(Editor's note: This story has been modified since its initial posting. The
original publication of this story included the password in question.)

Thousands of credit card numbers stored on e-commerce websites are available
to anyone with a backdoor password, a British consulting firm has discovered.
Cerberus Information Security said on Thursday it found a secret password that
allows someone connecting to a website running "Cart32" shopping cart software
to gain access to the server.

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