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Thursday, 07 April 2011 14:13

Elderly lady cuts off internet access to Armenia

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Shows hackers how it’s done
A 75-year-old woman has been arrested in Georgia after she apparently cut a fibre-optic cable, severing internet services in Armenia, as well as parts of Georgia and Azerbaijan.

The Georgian Ministry of Interior announced that the woman was scavenging for copper and trying to steal the cables. The woman admitted severing the cables and she was released pending trial.

The fibre-optic cables are operated by the Georgian Railway Telecom company, which was rather baffled by the incident.

"I cannot understand how this lady managed to find and damage the cable," said a company representative.

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+20 #1 123s 2011-04-07 14:27
Holy shit...
 
 
+50 #2 johndgr 2011-04-07 14:33
When someone is poor will do anything just for a few money to buy some bread.
 
 
+44 #3 Jurassic1024 2011-04-07 14:41
Shows hackers how it's done.

LOL
 
 
+29 #4 bobjohn9995 2011-04-07 15:31
What a horrible infastructure if there is only 1 cable for that whole area.
 
 
+22 #5 Reavenk 2011-04-07 15:46
Captain Hindsight says they should have designed redundancies instead of just a single cable.
 
 
+8 #6 LauRoman 2011-04-07 16:33
I think she will be receiving a call from Muammar Gaddafi.
 
 
+9 #7 nECrO 2011-04-07 17:25
OK. I can't resist the temptation.....


She did it for the Lulz...
 
 
+8 #8 SlickR 2011-04-07 22:20
"Shows hackers how it’s done"
ahahahaahahahah ahahahahahhah
 
 
+1 #9 yourma2000 2011-04-11 12:26
Quote:
"I cannot understand how this lady managed to find and damage the cable,"



I imagine if she was ripping up copper then she would have cutting tool with her
 

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