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Re: I stole code
From: Luciano Faletti <lucianobellou () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 01:57:03 -0300

Is the fact of opening the head to the people and let them know the fault
that are making the Closed-source software like microsoft, putting a limit
to the knowledge.Nothing that was said before...

Open the Windows, let the wind and sun enter!

greetz,
Luciano (new in the list)


2006/1/31, Steve Kudlak <chromazine () sbcglobal net>:


Well ok let's see. I am disabled now, so keeping a regular schedule is
out; Doing 14 hour days except when I want them is out;  So I teach
meteorlogy by presenation to kiddies, I always justify it by saying I
provide a drain for their youthful energies and they don't do worse things.
. Anyway I used to work in the Silicon Valley and in the well off school
academia that surrounds it. The very thing you describe was done a lot.
There was a lot of diuscussion about people lifting code out of the academic
world and inserting it into corporate software that was protected by this,
that and the other thing. There is grump among computer graphics people
about Lucasfilm grabbing lots of the good computer graphics people at
Stanford and various places there around and hiding them behind all sorts of
non-disclosure agreements. So to be very new age about it, I wouldn't beat
yourself up over it.

IF any of that stuff really works and is of interest then just publish it.
I wouldn't hide things that much. I would keep too many easy to use toy like
tools out of the hands of script kiddies but that is no reason to hide the
good stuff.  I kind of giggle and laugh at the macho posturing of some
hackers. Heaven knows I started in the land of PDP10s and DECSYSTEM 20s and
ITS, TENEX, TOPS-20 and the like and hacker was a term to was mostly a
compliment.  It didn't involve putting the letter x in words and getting
haxxors or whatever, but that would have been thought of as cute.

Overall open source is better. I have my big catch all windows file in
WORD and word crashes all the time when opening this file. SO I have to
figure out why it crashes and what is messing up and all of that. It isn't
easy and in fact it's a pain in the you know where. I am perfecly playing
fast and loose sometimes but overall I do want to do that all the time. So
overall I would say be honestly open source is a good idea.

Have Fun,
Semds Steve


Simon wrote:

Hello,
my name is Simon, founder of segfault.ch and wireless-bern.ch
In this mail i want to admit that i copyed other people's code.
I took code, edited the headers and printfs,  removed the real
author's name and added my own. Almost all codes and
papers on my Site (http://www.segfault.ch) were written by some else.
The only thing that came from me were the segfault.ch ASCII and the
printfs with my name.
llfe.c by Danny from:http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/UNIX/penetration/log-wipers/lastlog.txt

shellcodes (connectback-x86-fbsd.c, dumb-portbind-x86-fbsd.c,
        portbind-x86-fbsd.c, shellspawn-x86-fbsd.c) by fli from:http://shapeshifter.se/code/shellcodes/shellcodes/
iwconfig-local-r00t-sploit.c by qnix from:http://milw0rm.com/id.php?id=1215

shoutcast_expl.c by crash-x from:http://0x41414141.net/~crash-x/code/shoutcast_expl.c
Remote.doc from:http://www.heise.de/security/artikel/61945/1

b0f_11.txt 
from:http://ww.packetstormsecurity.nl/shellcode/bish.chttp://community.core-sdi.com/~gera/InsecureProgramming/http://www.l0t3k.net/biblio/b0f/en/bufferexploit.txt


Even the design of http://simon.segfault.ch was stolen and on my site i
said:

"Welcome to the official Website of Simon Moser. My major focus is to
search for common security vulnerabilities and Reverse engineering.  On
my Website, you will find Software and Papers, which were released by
me. They should provide you with knowledge and the ability to check for
security problems. Nevermind, I am a fucking god at computers, so do
not test me bitch!"

Yes, most things were released by me, but they were not mine. And of
course I'm not a god in computers, but rather a god in stealing code.

I want to apologise to everyone, who I stole from. And I want to thank
the people who got me back to earth and reality from the heaven.

My recommendations to all are:
Don't publish your exploits! There are too many people like me!
Beat all code thiefs up!

Regards, Simon <Zodiac> Moser


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