rhofland at gis.net
Fri Feb 11 15:26:46 EST 2000
Gee guys, we just had somebody from the CIA giving us a tech talk on
security. You aren't now suggesting that we can't trust the FBI (or NSA,
SS, etc.) just because they want to run binaries (w/o source code) under
"root"? That's almost like suggesting that the reason the FBI doesn't
expect to catch the perpetrators of these attacks is because they
already know who is doing it!
Bill Horne wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Martin [SMTP:dmartin at ne.arris-i.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2000 1:34 AM
> To: gnhlug at zk3.dec.com
> Cc: discuss at Blu.Org
> Subject: Re: DDoS detector
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, John Abreau wrote:
> > > http://www.fbi.gov/nipc/trinoo.htm
> >> I notice they have binaries for Solaris/sparc, Solaris/Intel,
> >> Linux/Intel, but no sources. The README file explains that
> the tool must
> >> be run as root.
> >Yeah I'll be sure to install a copy of that right away... and
> while I'm at
> >it I'll order those cameras and microphones they were after me
> >too... oh, and the portable transmitter for my phone... can't
> >Oh, damn, forgot the <SARCHASM></SARCHASM> tags...
> Are you saying there's a gap between the FBI's actions and its
> >"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" "Who watches the watchmen?"
> >-Juvenal, Satires, VI, 347
> Well, the NSA, of course ...
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