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Re: OpenBSD rootkit?
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD rootkit?
- From: Fyodor <fygrave_(_at_)_tigerteam_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2002 16:48:53 +0700
- Mail-followup-to: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Organisation: Nuclear Obsene Testers of Labazaki Somobaki Dlob. (http://www.notlsd.net)
Jan-Uwe Finck <jufi_(_at_)_nerdnet_(_dot_)_de> spoke:
> On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 04:29:11PM +0700, Fyodor wrote:
> > > Yes, there are rootkits.
> > > I just don't get why machines are still compromised although we
> > > announce on every channel that there are patches.
> > because you dudes claim "super-security" and give people fake sense of
> > safety.. not anymore, though, after a few amusing bugs went public.
> What was wrong with our claim ?
Software has bugs, this is a fact of life and we have to live with that.
Claiming having designed a piece of art, which doesn't have bugs, is a
misleading statement which hardly could be true. Still some newbie techies
get tricked by that "I want to be secure, that is why I choose XXX".
Microsoft is trying to play the similar game by the way :-)
> Do you have any unknown bugs to report which lead to remote compromise
Why do you think I should answer this question?