Prime Minister's Website Hacked


This is the Prime Minister's website of this island nation. You can click on the pic to get a bigger view. As a technology operative in a tropical Third World Country, I have offered to update the government's website on many occasions. Once I offered to do it for free. The website is hosted on an old Lotus Notes Server. That is web technology from the early 1990's. Dinosaurs used Lotus Notes.

When you scrolled down to the bottom of the web page, there were some "interesting" links. (You can click on the pic below to see the writing).



The links describe the slang for female genitalia and various permutations and combinations of that. Many people phoned to complain. It went on for days. Finally, our CFO and acting CEO phoned a cabinet minister and offered my services to fix it for free.

It was fixed within an hour, but not by me. The situation was discussed on the local forums. One tekkie posted the following picture:


The caption was: "1993 CALLED. THEY WANT THEIR LOTUS NOTES SERVER BACK"

The Prime Minister reportedly doesn't know how to use a computer and has never surfed the internet. Someone should show him some porn sites. He would learn quickly.

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