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Re: [Full-disclosure] [funsec] Who is n3td3v?
From: Alice Bryson
Date: Fri Oct 20 2006 - 22:09:03 CDT
It's OK anybody start vulnerability research from script(php or perl),
but it's not good for someone to stay at "script kid" level, huh?
2006/10/21, Gadi Evron <gelinuxbox.org>:
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Dr. Neal Krawetz wrote:
> > On Fri Oct 20 15:49:53 2006, Gadi Evron wrote:
> > >
> > > Cool article, but n3td3v is not gobbles. For one, easy analysis shows he
> > > is English.
> > >
> > > Gadi.
> > Thanks Gadi.
> > However, I'm going to call you on this:
> > 1. What "easy analysis" are you using?
> > I listed my approaches. If you are using a different approach, I'd
> > like to hear what it is. (I'm not trying to be argumentative -- I
> > want to learn.)
> > 2. You said, "n3td3v is not gobbles".
> > Do you know for a fact that n3td3v is not Gobbles Security?
> > Or is this an interpretation?
> > If you know for a fact, then how do you know?
> > On 1-Sep-2006, a new person controlling the n3td3v account appeared.
> > He is likely English/Brit (based on the topics he posted). But I did not
> > see enough text to analyze.
> > The older n3td3v postings were by 3 people, not one person.
> > (And primarily by three people -- a few postings were ambiguous and could
> > indicate more people.)
> 1. He speaks Real English.
> 2. He mentions UK currency.
> 3. He said as much, speaking of UK issues.
> 4. He gave his real name.
> Your analysis is amazing, and shows how these things should be done. But
> misses that much. Gobbles was about fun, n3td3v took himself seriously
> rather than just his goal of making the world a better place.
> Aside to that, yes, I know. But as I can't mention how, it's silly for me
> to stick to anything but the above.
> >From the UK. Highly likely from the North of England or Scotland.
> Did you ever talk to n3td3v or ask him? Behind all that posted, he really
> seems like a good guy with good intentions.
> Your analysis really is good, but it comes to no conclusions. I want to
> advoid the "yes he is" "no he isn't" discussion that's to follow. View my
> comments as "opinion".
> Why idolize people?
> > -Neal
> > Neal Krawetz, Ph.D.
> > Hacker Factor Solutions
> > http://www.hackerfactor.com/
> > Author of "Introduction to Network Security" (Charles River Media, 2006)
> > http://www.charlesriver.com/Books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=126130
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