Local governments can be easy targets for hackers because they lack funding to protect their infrastructure. In many cases, security funding is made available only after a breach occurs. But just how easy is it to break into a local government site? According to Michael Calce, a hacker known as Mafiaboy in his youth, “it’s so easy it’s scary.”

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