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The Web site of Memorex has been defaced with a message taunting system administrators about lax security.

Click for full-size imageA cracker called x{Ace}x replaced www.memorex.com with a grinning fire figure and a ticker message "you lazy ass admins... Your (sic) not doing your job". At the time of writing the site was still defaced by graffiti that, unusually in these cases, displays a bit of flair by incorporating some Macromedia Flash features.

In common with many firms that have fallen victim to defacement recently, Memorex runs its Web site using Microsoft IIS 4.0 on a Windows NT4 platform. ®

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