would you really trust them to report the problems, not just save the info
for after you go live?
> From: Neil D. Quiogue <neil @
> To: hartmut .
> Cc: Firewalls @
> Subject: Re: Calling the Horde
> Date: Thursday, July 03, 1997 5:01 PM
> On Thu, 3 Jul 1997 hartmut .
> > In order to make a really tough test before I actually connect the
> > to our network, I could ask some people I know in the Underground to
> > the IP-Address, maybe the HW/SW-Configuration and perhaps even the
> > FW-1-Settings and invite the guys to try it out and break in (into the
> > empty network behind it).
> > Question: Is this a wise thing to do / Has anybody "invited" Hackers in
> > such a fashion?
> Check the legalities of this 'breaking' session. There are companies
> which have security policies that does not allow this. And I think it is
> bad practice to do this since the information would cascade throughout
> underground community.
> Why not try to do this yourself? In security parlance, do not trust
> Neil D. Quiogue
> IPhil Communications Network, Inc.
> e-mail: neil @