juct writes: "Google hacking is not really new — and neither were backdoors ten years ago, when cDc released Back Orifice. But like the latter Goolag Scan rubs salt into an open wound: "Private individuals, firms, and even governments are putting more and more stuff on the web, and nobody cares what it means for security", explained cDc member Oxblood Ruffin to heise Security. The tool makes it a matter of mouse clicks to find sensitive information, hidden backdoors or vulnerable servers. Its use might be illegal in some countries though."
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the
seed from which other committees will bloom.