While running the Attrition Defacement Mirror, we found out that some security companies were using the mirror to solicit new customers. This blatant ambulance chasing is pathetic and represents the worst of the security industry.

Sent to the webmaster of a site that had just been defaced:

From: security_alert@sentinelsys.com
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 8:11 PM
To: [removed]
Subject: Website Hacking can be avoided

Web defacement is not only illegal but portrays the company whose site is
compromised in a very unfavorable light to customers, potential customers
and business associates.  Data security is a very serious issue in today's
society and web defacement is a very small piece of a much greater problem.

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