From pen-test to penitentiary: Infosec duo cuffed during IT security assessment

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by mood, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. mood

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    From pen-test to penitentiary: Infosec duo cuffed after physically breaking into courthouse during IT security assessment
    Blokes left in legal limbo amid electronic records audit
    September 13, 2019
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/13/pentest_arrest_coalfire/
     
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    Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers
    Rules of engagement covered courthouse and authorized lock picking
    September 19, 2019

    https://arstechnica.com/information...sion-over-scope-led-to-arrest-of-pen-testers/
     
  3. mirimir

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    The sheriff involved claims that the state had no right to authorize a break-in of county property.

    Whoever's at fault, it doesn't seem like it should be Justin and Gary. Except maybe that it was supposed to happen during working hours, not at 12:30 am.
     
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