Arkansas Government FTP Site Hijacked

Al Qaeda sympathizers post videos, speeches

by / July 14, 2004
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department Web site was used to display videos and pictures of Osama bin Laden and purported terrorist messages last weekend, according to the Washington Post. The files were evidently uploaded to an FTP site operated by the state. The files were discovered and removed Monday.
Wayne Hanson

Wayne E. Hanson served as a writer and editor with e.Republic from 1989 to 2013, having worked for several business units including Government Technology magazine, the Center for Digital Government, Governing, and Digital Communities. Hanson was a juror from 1999 to 2004 with the Stockholm Challenge and Global Junior Challenge competitions in information technology and education.