Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Mar 2006 16:16 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
Humor The heartland turned vicious this week when an Oklahoma town threatened to call in the FBI because its web site was hacked by Linux maker Cent OS. Problem is CentOS didn't hack Tuttle's web site at all. The city's hosting provider had simply botched a web server. This tale kicked off yesterday when Tuttle's city manager Jerry Taylor fired off an angry message to the CentOS staff. Taylor had popped onto the city's web site and found the standard Apache server configuration boilerplate that appears with a new web server installation. Taylor seemed to confuse this with a potential hack attack on the bustling town's IT infrastructure.
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by PowerMacX on Sun 26th Mar 2006 21:48 UTC
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2005-11-06 Web Server: "This page is used to test the proper operation of the Apache HTTP server after it has been installed. If you can read this page, it means that the Apache HTTP server installed at this site is working properly.
If you are a member of the general public:
The fact that you are seeing this page indicates that the website you just visited is either experiencing problems, or is undergoing routine maintenance."



Seriously, the guy has no excuse for his harsh threats. Inability to read, maybe?

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RE: Congratulations!
by JacobMunoz on Mon 27th Mar 2006 16:13 in reply to "Congratulations!"
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Oh, come now - don't you know that Bin Laden is behind this kind of thing? ;D

I feel sorry for the folks at the FBI who are receiving frantic calls from the midwest (probably more than we'll ever know)..

Power goes out - CALL THE FBI!!!
Water smells funny - CALL THE FBI!!!
Television reception get lost - CALL THE FBI!!!
Telephone gets cut - CALL THE ... wait... ...RUN!!! RUN TO THE FBI!!!

Tuttle Oklahoma, yeah, THAT's a real target for terrorism. A backwards city's website. Whoo!

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