(Originally by AOL-Files staff member Rob)
Early Monday morning www.aol.de, the website for AOL in germany, was altered by a hacker named Viowatch.
It was made possible due to a blunder by AOL staff in creating an area containing passwords to the admin area of the german site. By accessing this area, availible to any user on AOL, he was able to edit the german site adding links to his site as well as to this site.
Shortly after the site was defaced word spread and the site was patched by AOL