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

andrew.wallace andrew.wallace at rocketmail.com
Fri Apr 17 21:03:08 CDT 2009


All i'm saying is "Cyber Security" needs to be taken as seriously as
"real life" security. Hopefully though the 60 day cyber security
review by Melissa Hathaway will shake things up.

Andrew

On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 2:49 AM, Chaim Rieger <chaim.rieger at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>>
>>
>
>
>
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