Fallen Andy notes that Comcast, one of the largest US ISPs, lost control of its domain name
to what appeared to be juvenile social engineers of the old school — i.e. not in it for the money. The intruders got into Comcast's registrar account at Network Solutions and repointed the domain's DNS records. A blog entry at SANS points out how trivially easy this can be
. Reader ElvenKnight points out an insightful interview
up at Wired with the two young guys who perpetrated the hack.