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Submission + - Australian Police database lacks root password (theage.com.au) 1

Concerned Citizen writes: The Australian Federal Police database has reportedly been hacked, although hacked might be too strong a word for what happens when someone gains access to a mysql database with no root password. Can you be charged with breaking and entering a house that has the door left wide open? Maybe digital trespassing is a better term for this situation.

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