Australian authorities have ordered an urgent review of security
at Sydney's international airport after the theft of two mainframe
computers from a restricted customs area.
It is believed they were taken by two men posing as technicians
at the end of August.
How do you “steal” not one, but two mainframes?
We're not talking a PC here,
nor even something like a typical server, but a mainframe. These
are not small machines—these are honking large machines the size of
When you mention mainframe, I'm thinking something a bit larger than the
Sun Fire 15K (which may or may not be a
And two guys just waltzed out with two of them.
Unless the reporter mistook “server” for “mainframe,” which I find
more believable …
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