Web Site Warning: Defacement Contest Sunday

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Crackers and low-level online vandals are planning some post-Independence Day fireworks this weekend with a so-called Web site defacement challenge. The goal is for participants to deface as many sites as possible within the six-hour time limit.

Some government organizations have issued warnings to their constituent agencies, cautioning them about the contest and urging them to ensure that their Web servers are secured.

Read more: eWeek.

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