Tuesday, January 05, 2010

ONLY a couple of days since its launch, the Spanish EU presidency website was hacked*:

According to the official contract, the cost of the website development and maintenance was €12 million (over $17m).

[* It was an XSS cross-script vulnerability and not that some hacker actually went in and defaced the page, so some people object to calling this a hack properly speaking. But still is something that you don't expect from an official website, let alone one that costs so much...]