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Re: Vulnerability/Penetration Testing Tools
From: greybrimstone () aim com
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 10:12:51 -0500

Interesting,
How is it that I start a thread on penetration testing tools... and it evolves to Trademark....

-Adriel

-----Original Message-----
From: Yvan Boily <yboily () gmail com>
To: greybrimstone () aim com <greybrimstone () aim com>
Cc: ge () linuxbox org; hdm () digitaloffense net; full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
Sent: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 23:12:09 -0600
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Vulnerability/Penetration Testing Tools

The adwords/trademark issue on Google has seen its day in court.

Kind of interesting:

http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&q=google+geico+lawsuit&meta=

On 1/17/06, greybrimstone () aim com <greybrimstone () aim com> wrote:
> I think its up for debate. Business and ethics aren't one in the same.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gadi Evron <ge () linuxbox org>
> To: H D Moore <hdm () digitaloffense net>
> Cc: full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
> <full-disclosure () lists grok org uk>
> Sent: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 02:20:31 +0200
> Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Vulnerability/Penetration Testing Tools
>
> H D Moore wrote:
> > You should check out the Metasploit Framework:
> > - http://metasploit.com/projects/Framework/
> > > <rant>
> > When I viewed the online demo of SAINT Exploit in December of 2005,
> nearly > all of their exploit modules had names very similar to the
> ones found in > version 2.5 of the Metasploit Framework. The demo has
> been updated since > then and a handful of new exploits have been mixed > in while others had > their name changed. Oh, and their placement of a
> Google Adword on > "metasploit" was a nice touch...
> > </rant>
>
> Speaking of Google..
> I had the unfortunate fortune of working on an ad campaign recently.
> It brought to the fore many questions.. some of them were about this.
>
> If I put an adword on "symantec", don't I breach their trademark, or
> Google does?
>
> I doubt anyone would sue Google to find out, or be in courts for so
> long it won't matter any longer.
>
> Annoying, but works both ways.
>
> Gadi.
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