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Kansas City Economic Development webserver hacked (article here).

“It looked like it was being used as a drop box for a variety of cyber vagrants,” Ballew said, adding that the unauthorized traffic included mostly software programs and encrypted files.

But he said the agency had learned a lesson from the incident.

“In this day and age, Web hosting is something you ought to leave to professionals,” he said

Alex Eckelberry

Correction, from Mark: “A common mistake: Kansas City is the name of two cities, the larger of the two is Kansas City, Missouri; across the state line is the much smaller Kansas City, Kansas. In this case, the EDC is part of Kansas City, Missouri.”

Well, he just ruined my headline!