On Tue, 16 Jul 1996, David J. Meltzer wrote:
> > One way to actually know what is going on is to get on the 'cracker' web
> > sights, bbs's, IRC's
> > and fix the problems before they are released in CERT.
> This is actually quite a waste of time. There are several mailing lists that
> are commonly used by security professionals to initially report problems
> (Bugtraq, Best of Security, Linux Security, Freebsd Security, etc.), and it
> is vital that any security administrator stays current with anything relevant
> being posted to these. Unpublished information is not available on some
> top secret web pages, only accessible by typing in "hacker" in altavista.
> Unpublished information is not available by attempting to infiltrate some
> secret hacker BBS. Unpublished information is not available by asking for
> it on IRC.
you are one bad-ass m0f0
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