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Re: Breaking Passwords
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 12:05:56 -0400

On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 03:01:24 CDT, Al Mac said:

(trimming RISKS from the cc: list so Peter doesn't have to see what he
already knows...)

http://www.itjungle.com/fhs/fhs062706-story07.html

The comp.risks digest will almost never post a bare URL without
some explanatory writing attached to it.  Also, Peter Neumann is much
more likely to choose an article that discusses *in depth* what went
wrong at *one* instance (for instance, your attempted post yesterday
about the data breach at OU) than "things suck all over" writing...

Your best bet to get published in comp.risks is to summarize the OU
incident in 3-4 well-written paragraphs, covering (a) what they did wrong
(b) why it was wrong and (c) what the results were, adding possibly one or
two of the *best* URLs containing further information.

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