I'd say hacking to prove a point or start a Security business is a wrong approach. In short don't hack to make a name now days http://apnews.excite.com/article/200...D7LIMQ180.html especally a gov system.
I believe that one of the characteristics of the human race - possibly the one that is primarily responsible for its course of evolution - is that it has grown by creatively responding to failure.- Glen Seaborg
When I read the original article, I kinda wondered if something like this might happen. Poke your nose in where it doesn't belong and there's a good chance you'll get it cut off!
It isn't paranoia when you KNOW they're out to get you...
You'd think the military would learn to add patches after all those military webservers were defaced last year by the Chinese (after the aircraft incident over China airspace).