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Re: press alert! (fwd)



Hello.

Generating a 404 on

http://lw1fd.hotmail.msn.com/

And reading the source turns up several lines like..

<!-- FILE: fmhead.asp -->
/cgi-bin/dasp/memserv_shell.asp?

My guess would be they have finally succeeded in turning it into ultra 
secure IIS.

/Mj1 

> At 03:15 AM 9/1/99 +0000, Louis Bertrand wrote:
> >(Reposting to misc because of the lack of response on advocacy)
> >
> >Hello all,
> >
> >I just about choked on my lunch reading this newspaper's story on the
> >HotMail breach:
> > http://www.globeandmail.com/gam/National/19990831/UMAILN.html
> > "Jill Schoolenberg, a marketing manager with Microsoft Canada's MSN
> > unit,
> >said attacks from computer hackers are the price that Microsoft pays
> >for being a high-profile software maker with top-notch security
> >systems."
> >
> I think HotMail is still running on FreeBSD, no?  Perhaps not as secure
> as OpenBSD, but still miles ahead of NT.
>