[NZ4O Spaceweather] Cracker/Hacker
Thomas F. Giella NZ4O
nz4o at tampabay.rr.com
Tue Jan 19 09:45:26 PST 2010
H Paul no I don't want out because of the workload. I enjoy the work and it
exercises my brain.
No I have no help but don't need any either. It really is a one man
operation. I do appreciate much all the offers of help that I have received.
I can't prosecute the crackers/hackers because they are overseas. BTW the
correct term for a person that maliciously damages a web page is a cracker.
I use hacker also because that is how they are best known in the U.S.
I can't legally go after the harassing jerks because almost all are
overseas. The few in the U.S. change their email addresses and are hard to
track down. Even if found it's impossible to prove that the individual
actually sent the email.
73 & GUD DX,
Thomas F. Giella, NZ4O
Lakeland, FL, USA
nz4o at arrl.net
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Webster" <ka9jwx at yahoo.com>
To: "Space & Geomagnetic Weather Plus LF/MF/HF/VHF/UHF Frequency
RadiowavePropagationSolar" <spaceweather at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 12:25 AM
Subject: Re: [NZ4O Spaceweather] Will Reconsider
> Hi Tom,
> I have a question/suggestion.
> Do you have any1 helping you w/the various products/services that you
> posted on line?
> If you are doing all this by your self, I don't blame you for wanting out.
> If you have assistants/helpers working w/you on these, then the work would
> be lighter & you would have some1 to carry on when you finally do decide
> to retire from it.
> I would still prosecute the hackers/crackers.
> As far as the harassment goes, get a judge to issue a ban against the
> jerks, barring them from contacting you anymore. If they persist, report
> it & have them arrested.
> 73/75 de ka9jwx, Paul Lewis Webster
> SKCC #5322
> John 3:16
> Proud member of the;
> 60 Plus (even tho I am younger then 60)
> Long:-87.334L (-87*20'3"W)
> Lat:41.4967N (41*29'48"N)
> Merrillville, Indiana, 46410-3503, USA
> --- On Mon, 1/18/10, Thomas F. Giella NZ4O <nz4o at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:
>> From: Thomas F. Giella NZ4O <nz4o at tampabay.rr.com>
>> Subject: [NZ4O Spaceweather] Will Reconsider
>> To: "a NZ4O Spacewx eGroup" <spaceweather at contesting.com>
>> Date: Monday, January 18, 2010, 8:31 AM
>> Guys and Gals I have received over
>> 400 emails asking me to reconsider the
>> cancelling of my propagation forecasts and solar cycle 24
>> updates. So I will
>> do just that reconsider between today and Friday.
>> However if my web pages get hacked again I just don't have
>> the fortitude to
>> restore it all. At this moment I have not restored the 520
>> propagation forecasts. Then there is also the dozens of web
>> pages having
>> nothing to do with ham radio, terrestrial weather and space
>> I do know the source of the web page cracking/hacking, it
>> is not being done
>> by a ham. But that still leaves harassment by mentally ill
>> hams, which
>> really upset my XYL.
>> 73, GUD DX,
>> Thomas F. Giella, NZ4O
>> Lakeland, FL, USA
>> nz4o at arrl.net
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