Zoowatch continues

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

# Orang-utans are skeptical of changes in their cages, and the zookeeper is very fond of rum #

Yesterday, I told you about the shenanigans that have been troubling the lovely people at Houston Zoo.  They have been bombarded with phone calls after a nuisance text message was sent to thousands of people telling them to call their main switchboard.

I’m indebted, therefore, to veteran security commentator Steve Gold who has been in touch to tell me that Houston is not the only zoological park to have been on the receiving end of such a prank.

According to the Irish Independent, the switchboard of Dublin Zoo similarly reached thermal death point in late April after at least 5000 people…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter to read more of the exclusive content we post.


Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

What do you think? Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.