Asking for It

By Deane Barker on December 21, 2006

Going Postal: This poor guy never even knew what hit him in the end. I can only imagine how this affected him.

I need to urgently make contact with a hacker that would be interested in doing a one-time job for me. The pay would be good. I’m not sure what exactly the job would entail with respect to computer jargon, but I can go into rough detail upon making contact with a candidate.

Read it all. The last email is classic. You can almost see the look on this guy’s face as he read it.

Via MetaFilter.



  1. From Network World: The communications director for Montana’s lone congressman solicited the services of’s “Lyger” and “Jericho,” falsely believing them to be criminally minded hackers-for-hire — with the expressed goal of jacking up his college GPA — during an exchange that spanned 22 e-mails over two weeks this past summer. “These are people misrepresenting themselves for a laugh,” the aide complains.

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