Michael Mooney releases another worm: Law Enforcement / Intelligence Agency's do nothing

Chaim Rieger chaim.rieger at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 20:49:41 CDT 2009


And I want cnet to not report this crap.

They glamorise it.
------Original Message------
From: andrew.wallace
To: nanog at nanog.org
To: n3td3v
Subject: Re: Michael Mooney releases another worm: Law Enforcement / Intelligence Agency's do nothing
Sent: Apr 17, 2009 18:38

So if Al-Qaeda blow up a shopping centre and the guy who masterminded
it turns out to be 17 he gets a job in MI5?

OH MY GOD.

On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 2:28 AM, Jack Bates <jbates at brightok.net> wrote:
> andrew.wallace wrote:
>>
>> I want this individual made an example of and im not joking.
>>
>
> And I'd like an example made of companies that ignore reports of security
> flaws and leave their customers open to such worms; not to mention giving
> the impression to misguided teenagers that the only way they will be heard
> is to release a worm.
>
> Historically, I believe some companies have ignored security concerns until
> someone (sometimes non-maliciously) released a worm. Of course, even
> non-malicious worms can have unpredictable results which result in
> catastrophic behavior. The earliest examples predate my residence on the
> network, but I've read a small bug made them extremely bad.
>
> Jack
>
>



Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


More information about the NANOG mailing list