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Re: Red team attacks vs. cracking

On Tuesday 30 May 2006 16:02, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> We are not talking about national security or public safety here, if Martin
> wanted to prove that attacks against KSPs can happen he could have managed
> his attack in an open way (as Manoj said "contact management and get their
> approval") and then use that to enlighten us all.

On the other hand, in real life, people who are out there to deliberately harm 
the web of trust for whatever reason do not do so by contacting management 
and getting approval first.  Attacks in the real world don't happen with 
warning, so why should security only happen with warning or by accident?

Paul Johnson
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