[ISN] Someone Hacked a Billboard in Atlanta to Display Goatse

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/someone-hacked-a-billboard-in-atlanta-to-display-goatse By Jason Koebler Staff Writer Motherboard.vice.com May 15, 2015 Atlanta’s affluent Buckhead neighborhood is a great place to shop, eat, and, last weekend, it was a great place to spot a man bent over stretching his asshole far beyond what could possibly be healthy. Hackers took over a video billboard in the neighborhood and replaced it the most infamous image from Goatse, one of the internet’s original shock sites (Image here, if you must see it). Specific details about how the hackers hijacked the billboard haven’t come out yet, but one security researcher says that he warned the company that owns and operates the billboard that many of its signs are vulnerable. Dan Tentler is a well-respected security researcher who works for Carbon Dynamics, a security firm. Thursday, he tweeted that he had been in contact with the company that owns the billboard and was told thanks but no thanks. “I wanted to let you guys know that your customers are deploying these signs and not changing the default passwords, which, if an actual bad guy found this out, could lead to some unwanted tinkering with the signs, possibly some defacement,” Tentler wrote in an email send in April to the company. […]




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