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Re: NSA tracking open source security tools
From: Jason Coombs <jasonc () science org>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 11:23:10 +1300

Fyodor wrote:
George Bush visiting the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade.  A wall-sized
screen in the background displays the latest versions of our favorite
open source security tools, including Nmap, Metasploit, Snort,
Ethereal, Cain & Abel, and Kismet.  Nifty.

The NSA must have learned information security tricks from Microsoft.

Who in their right mind would focus their attention on software version numbers and think that makes for better security?

Somebody tell the NSA they need to keep track of hash codes instead.


Jason Coombs
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