US Sentencing website hacked into video game "Asteroids"

US Sentencing website hacked into video game "Asteroids"

Summary: The U.S. Sentencing Commission website has been hacked a second time. A code distributed by Anonymous "Operation Last Resort" turns ussc.gov into a game of Asteroids.

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  • Anonymous "Operation Last Resort" turns U.S. sentencing website into "Asteroids"

    The U.S. Sentencing Commission website, screenshot. Upon visiting ussc.gov and entering enter Konami code (with cursor keys) ↑↑↓↓←→←→ (up up, down down, left right left right) then keys B, A and "Enter" - the page becomes a playable version of the old Atari game, Asteroids.

  • Anonymous "Operation Last Resort" turns U.S. sentencing website into "Asteroids"

    When all the the website is "shot" away by the Asteroids game, this is what "players" see on the final result of the page.

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  • ussc.gov down?

    As of 6:30 PM CST, it appears that ussc.gov is down? downforeveryoneorjustme.com confirms.
    Joshua Gross
  • Unrelated, but anyone here a Stephen Baxter fan?

    I recall a quote from spacebattles about how one poster there likes to think of Asteroids as a game based on the book Exultant, where you play a Xeelee Nightfighter shooting down Rocks. They add that while the game came out 25 years before the book, if you are a fan of said books you see why that isn't really a problem.
    Max™‮‮