World Bank really hacked?

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  1. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

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    Emphasis added by me...

    From http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,435681,00.html#

    :eek:

    Does the response from the World Bank look suspiciously vague and possibly just an attempt at crisis management?

    So, your comments? :confused:
  2. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

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    This kind of thing isn't simple, theres a very good chance everyone at the bank thinks they know exactly what is going on... and if you asked them every person would give you a different story.

    Perhaps the United States should have taken the advice of that special panel and rewrote the entire internet :D.
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    It was a big deal for about a day and then vanished. I remember Mike Huckabee speculating that manipulation could have caused some of our financial problems on Fox News.

    You're right though Vlad; this could have been a disgruntled ex-employee, etc... But, it is ironic that the story disappeared so quickly and just went away. Normally when a story is proven false, a news station will remove it entirely but that's not so in this case. Who knows?...
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    No I mean figuring this kind of stuff out is complicated, who did what, when, to what, and how are all difficult questions, particularly when different things happened on different days... I mean its probably like a giant game of telephone, so much different information is probably out there that they look really stupid, but in actuality its really easy to understand why :D... that and they work for the World Bank... its like a recipe for disaster.
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    Well, yes... All this could have been overconfidence in someone who felt they understood the matter when they didn't. By the fact that the issue has not re-emerged I'm not sure what opinion we should take on the matter.
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    I wonder how much $$$$$ was stolen?

    You know the old saying, Its easier to steal $1.00 from a million people than it is to steal a million dollars from one person.

    That is an amazing article, wow.
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    I suspect if money was missing this would have been taken care of a lot quicker. Much harder to notice passwords and information being stolen than cold hard cash :D.
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    Who cares if the World Bank gets robbed? They're a bunch of theives themselves.
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