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First Major Worm To Have A Political Message

WANK stands for stands for “Worms Against Nuclear Killers”

As documented by Julian Assange: Hacktivism is at least as old as October 1989 when DOE, HEPNET and SPAN (NASA) connected VMS machines world wide were penetrated by the anti-nuclear WANK worm. WANK penetrated machines had their login screens altered to:

   W O R M S    A G A I N S T    N U C L E A R    K I L L E R S
 _______________________________________________________________
 __  ____________  _____    ________    ____  ____   __  _____/
        /    / /    / /        |    | |    | | / /    /
       /    / /    / /__       | |  | |    | |/ /    /
      / / / /    / ______      | |  | |    | |    /
     _  /__  /____/ /______ ____| |__ | |____| |_ _/
      ___________________________________________________/
                                                        /
            Your System Has Been Officially WANKed     /
         _____________________________________________/

  You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.

Whether Julian Did This To Calm Down US ?

Timing of WikiLeaks’ release on Syria shows some smart move as anonymous comments on thenextweb.com saying “Now what will probably happen is the US will want to put a medal on Julian’s neck rather than try to lynch him.” Whatever may be the reason but opening up the governments is always welcome and being smart is equally important in surviving through the battles for freedom.