Any by "hilarity", I mean "jail time":
Fifteen minutes of fame, baby.
A French hacker who boasted of breaking into the systems of a government security contractor on national television has suffered some unsurprising consequences.
The alleged miscreant, identified only as Carl, appeared on a programme called Complément d'enquête (Further Investigation) to demonstrate how he broke into the network of the French Army and Thales, the information security group, at the start of April.
He was arrested in Paris six days later on 7 April, reportedly following a complaint by Thales. Investigating police reportedly recovered credit card and bank account data from his computer.
Smile, you're on Candid Camera
So don't steal that iPad:
If you’re looking for the perfect place to commit a stealth crime, you could do a lot better than ISC West 2011, one of the biggest security trade shows.
They have the video there. Fifteen minutes of fame, baby.
For some reason, though, a man who entered the hall at the Sands Expo and Convention Center last week, dressed in a Philip Rivers San Diego Chargers T-shirt and using a fake badge, decided to press his luck, despite the presence of cameras up and down every aisle, many of them with overhead capabilities and the ability to zoom in on even the tiniest detail.
Save the planet with a "carbon neutral" brasiere
What cup size does Mother Gaia sport? Hey, don't save the Planet, save the Ta-Tas!
Oregon Legislature gets Rickrolled
Well played. So very well played.