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Re: [Full-disclosure] The Cisco media frenzy

From: Byron L. Sonne (blsonnerogers.com)
Date: Thu Aug 18 2005 - 21:54:02 CDT


Hello Mr. Pot? Yes, this is Mr. Kettle. You're black.

> I think its pathetic the way everyone has handled the whole affair. I
> don't blame Cisco for anything. To see these self proclaimed hackers
> goto Blackhat and Defcon is a complete joke.
>
> Then we had the self procalimed hackers saying they would target Cisco
> products and make a 0-day disclosure to give Cisco Systems Inc a black
> eye for pulling their planned coordinated speech with this dude
> M.Lynn. What a joke the security community is being right now.
>
> Its a classic case of jumping on the bandwagaon. Before the summer
> most hadn't given Cisco any thought, but suddenly their public enemy
> number one.
>
> I suggest that the majority of those attending these conferences are
> indeed script kiddies, not hackers.
>
> The feds held a "meet the feds" gathering at one of these conferences
> this year.
>
> They asked everyone to stand up. Those who had never accessed a system
> illegaly were asked to sit down. The rest left standing, were
> instantly photographed by the feds.
>
> Would a hacker really fall for a trick like that?
>
> The best security team is http://groups-beta.google.com/group/n3td3v
>
> Thanks, n3td3v
> (list-owner)
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