AT&T invited pentesters to their site with a public bug bounty, but then redirected probes to the FBI's tips website. Dick move.
« Redirecting an innocent hacker's authorized scanning to aim at unauthorized FBI targets is the equivalent of Swatting.
AT&T should be investigated. »
@varx AT&T should have vulnerabilities found, exploited, and their executives blackmailed before turning over all of their personal information to the general public.
Also if you guys need a hand re-routing helpdesk calls to another number, let me know.
@rootwyrm That seems... rather extreme? A public apology and a public root-cause analysis (including social factors) would suffice, to my mind.
@varx it is exactly no less extreme or dangerous than the shit AT&T pulled at the behest or command of those people, so, no. It's not extreme. If anything it doesn't go anywhere near far enough.
Out of scope
@spookeydookie What's out of scope?
FBI sites. Lulz
@varx Funny thing, today's AT&T is better known as BellSouth. The old AT&T went out of business completely a decade ago, and BellSouth bought the branding.
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