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Re: Debian Server Compromise -- A Fire Drill ??

John Hasler wrote:
>> Do you think he could have had the same impact by merely announcing
>> that he *could* break into a system if he wanted?
> Privately delivering the exploit to the appropriate people would have
> gotten the bug fixed at least as quickly.

Are there people out there that really do this? I mean, try to break in
and post this to the people that can fix it?
I always wondered about that.
There's a saying over here: "The best Rangers used to be poachers".


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