"Everyone should be deploying BCP 38! Wait, they are ...."

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Feb 18 22:14:59 UTC 2014

Spybot, adaware, and MalWare bytes.

I hadn't even thought of them; I was all fixated on Ookla... and why it wouldn't work.

I will query those folks.

- jra

On February 18, 2014 3:56:19 PM EST, Robert Drake <rdrake at direcpath.com> wrote:
>On 2/18/2014 2:19 PM, James Milko wrote:
>> Is using data from a self-selected group even meaningful when
>> extrapolated?  It's been a while since Stats in college, and it's
>> likely the guys from MIT know more than I do, but one of the big
>> they pushed was random sampling.
>> JM
>Isn't it probable that people who know enough to download the spoofer 
>projects program and run it might also be in position to fix things
>it's broken, or they may just be testing their own networks which 
>they've already secured, just to verify they got it right.
>I may put it on my laptop and start testing random places like 
>Starbucks, my moms house, conventions and other things, but if I'm 
>running it from my home machine it's just to get the gold "I did this"
>So yeah, data from the project is probably meaningless unless someone 
>uses it as a worm payload and checks 50,000 computers randomly (of 
>course I don't advise this.  I just wish there was a way to really push
>this to be run by everyone in the world for a week)
>Maybe with enough hype we could get CNN to advise people to download 
>it.  Actually, it would be nice if someone who writes security software
>like NOD32 or Malwarebytes, or spybot, adaware, etc, would integrate it
>into their test suite.  Then you get the thousands of users from them 
>added to the results.

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