Sometimes It Just Doesn't Pay to be a Tester

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LOL, oops!

They claimed to be conducting a penetration test to determine how vulnerable county court records were and to measure law enforcement's response to a break-in.

Unfortunately, the Iowa state court officials who ordered the test never told county officials about it—and no one evidently anticipated that a physical break-in would be part of the test. For now, the penetration testers remain in jail. In a statement issued yesterday, state officials apologized to Dallas County, citing confusion over just what Coalfire was going to test:
 
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Don’t be the caught holding the bag. It reminds a bit of the airline stewardess who was worried about flying from the US to Mexico because she was a DACA person. Her bosses said it wouldn’t be a problem for her since she was working. Well ICE wouldn’t let her reenter the US.

Finally an outcry from politicians and supporters allowed her back in the country. She was in immigration limbo and her company made the mistake of sending her on an international flight because they were short on Stewardesses.

Editted to remove the short people joke.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/flight-attendant-daca-gets-airline-s-ok-fly-mexico-then-n986351
 
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dlgoff
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...her company made the mistake of sending her on an international flight because they were short people.
:doh:
 
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On the other hand: If pen-testing goes right, you get stories like this:

 

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