Friday, July 13, 2007

Criminals Google 'How To Open Safe' In Middle Of Burglary -- Crime -- InformationWeek

Another example of "organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful."

Even though they had the pass code needed to get into the company's main office and the combination to the safe, the two men still couldn't open it up. "It's more involved than a combination on a school locker," said Fox. "It's not rocket science, but it's more involved." Stymied as to what to do next, the men found a computer that had been left on in the office and simply Googled for information on how to break into the safe.

Definitely not rocket scientists in this case -- e.g., using WD-40 instead of spray paint on security cameras...

Criminals Google 'How To Open Safe' In Middle Of Burglary -- Crime -- InformationWeek

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