Design data lifted from 'closed' server
Officials at Nasa were left red-faced last week after it emerged that a hacker had snuck onto the organisation's network and made off with design data about future space vehicles.
Some 43MB of of data, including a 15-page PowerPoint presentation for a shuttle design that featured detailed engineering drawings, were copied from one of Nasa's 'closed' servers.
The data was uploaded to an FTP server and then leaked to a ComputerWorld reporter as proof of the hack. According to the ComputerWorld website, a hacker going by the name of Rafa is responsible for the break in.
News source: vnunet.com