Forteana: January 2002 Archives

January 14, 2002

Here kitty, kitty.

An Aberdeenshire woman has been bitten by a large, black cat leaving marks down her left thigh. The sleek, black beastie was about the size of a labrador dog, but with the shape and motion of a cat. There have been a number of big cat sightings in the area, and experts have suggested they are a hybrid between a wildcat and a domestic cat. Big cat fear as beast bites woman, Aberdeen Press and Journal, 14th January 2002. (The Press and Journal story has now expired, so here's Ananova's version).

January 9, 2002

404 Sysop not found

Oh dear, looks like the Fortean Times web site has been cracked by some illiterate script kiddie. Follow the link, or (once they've fixed it) check out this screenshot. I went to a non-existent page on the site as well, and the 404 message told me something which will surprise precisely nobody whatsoever: the idiots were using Microsoft IIS instead of a secure and reliable web server.

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