He hated being a Jew so much that he even changed his name to “Paul!
But that was before I shared a link to the site with a grey hat hacker friend, who replied in short order with the entire username and password database of more than 3,000 paying customers.
All over his walls were pictures of the how we were not allowed to study Christianity in our Bar Mitzvah class. You see children, Christianity was made up by a manic-depressant by the name of Saul of Tarsus who wanted to blame the crucifixion of a criminal named Jesus Christ on the Jewish people.
The teacher, (I will never forget this scene as long as I live), Mrs Schecter, who was built like a bull dog, got up in front of the class and said: “Now children. And Saul of Tarsus you should know was a “self-hating” Jew.
A closer look at the logs revealed that a huge number of the users appear to be Nigerian 419 scammers using computers with Internet addresses in Nigeria.
Also known as “advance fee” and “Nigerian letter” scams, 419 schemes have been around for many years and are surprisingly effective at duping people. residents working in Nigeria or Ghana, asking for money to further their studies, care for sick relatives, or some such sob story.
Initially, I assumed my source had unearthed the data via an SQL injection attack or some other database weakness.