White House to Propose System for Wide Monitoring of Internet (fwd)

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Dec 23 18:49:36 UTC 2002

On Mon, 23 Dec 2002 13:26:16 EST, batz said:

> You will miss script kids that bounce all over their compromised 
> machines around the world, but even if you collected all the information
> about those attacks, there is little value in tracking them down anyway.
> The interjurisdictional administrative hell makes it more cost 
> effective to just lock down your network than to re-enact The Cuckoos 
> Egg.

Unfortunately, this is (or should be) part of the threat model. What makes
you think that J Random Cyberterrorist is any stupider than the guys Stoll
was chasing?
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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