According to media reports, a website associated with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) atom-smashing experiment at CERN has been compromised by computer hackers.
A group of hackers called the “GST” or “Greek Security Team” has claimed responsibility for the attack, and posted a lengthy message on the site to prove that they had managed to breach computer security.
The hackers signed off their message with the words: “We are 2600 – dont mess with us.”
According to reports, as boffins were preparing to turn the experiment on Wednesday, hackers had already begun uploading unauthorised files to the website.
With the huge amount of interest worldwide in the LHC the thought that hackers were able to compromise and change data on a…
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