I found this pretty funny, particularly in light of the recent hacker attack on ATS. Thought I'd share.
You're Going Down, Man! - www.theinquirer.net
A chat channel spat ended when a wannabe hacker was duped into deleting his own hard drive.
The 26 year-old German claimed he was the baddest hacker in town and threatened to attack a moderator on #stopHipHop's RC Channel because he thought
he'd been thrown out.
He demanded the moderator cough up his IP address and prepare to be hacked.
The moderator sent back a bunch of numbers and there then followed a period in which the moderator assumes all manner of hack tools were unleashed at
the IP address.
Finally the hacker declared success."I can see your E: drive disappearing, he gloated, "D: is down 45 percent!" he cried, before disappearing into
It seems he'd been hot enough to hack his own address.
A play-by-play of the entire conversation between the |33t h4x0r calling himself "b*tchchecker and the moderator Elch can be found here:
Elch: You're a real computer expert
b*tchchecker: shut up i hack you
Elch: ok, i'm quiet, hope you don't show us how good a hacker you are ^^
b*tchchecker: tell me your network number man then you're dead
Elch: Eh, it's 22.214.171.124
Elch: or maybe 127.0.0.1
Elch: yes exactly that's it: 127.0.0.1 I'm waiting for you great attack
b*tchchecker: in five minutes your hard drive is deleted
Elch: Now I'm frightened
b*tchchecker: shut up you'll be gone
b*tchchecker: i have a program where i enter your ip and you're dead
b*tchchecker: say goodbye
Elch: to whom?
b*tchchecker: to you man
b*tchchecker: buy buy
Elch: I'm shivering thinking about such great Hack0rs like you
* b*tchchecker (~firstname.lastname@example.org) Quit (Pin