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Re: NSA tracking open source security tools
From: Bo Cato <jcato73 () comcast net>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 19:11:03 -0500

Looks like the full website the NSA monitor wall was on.



Hello Fyodor,

Saturday, February 4, 2006, 4:21:41 AM, you wrote:

F> Of the recent U.S. political scandals, one of the most divisive is the
F> issue of President Bush (IMHO illegally) authorizing the NSA to
F> conduct warantless wiretaps on Americans' phone calls and emails.
F> While I don't like the NSA tracking my phone calls, they are welcome
F> to track Nmap release status.  And apparently they are doing so :).
F> The latest (February 6) issue of Newsweek has a picture on page 39 of
F> George Bush visiting the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade.  A wall-sized
F> screen in the background displays the latest versions of our favorite
F> open source security tools, including Nmap, Metasploit, Snort,
F> Ethereal, Cain & Abel, and Kismet.  Nifty.  For those
F> without the magazine, I have posted a pic at:

F> http://www.insecure.org/nmap/nmap_inthenews.html#bush

F> Maybe open source software really will take over the world :).

F> Cheers,
F> Fyodor

F> PS: For those who missed the announcement, Nmap 4.0 is now available:
F> http://www.insecure.org/stf/Nmap-4.00-Release.html

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