I think you are on to something there!!! Some person (or persons) keeps doing the Flashy Thing to ALL my users!
Rabbi Haim Cassorla
From: Peter da Silva[SMTP:peter @
Sent: Monday, July 14, 1997 6:16 AM
To: Sameer R. Manek
Cc: Philippe .
be; firewalls @
Subject: Re: NSA backdoors in OS
> This more or less has to be untrue, lets think about this for a second,
> there are the thousands of programmers who work on all the US based
> software companies, all of them have access to the source, or the ones
> who write the backdoors. Don't you think one of them would leak the memo?
That's the story, but really all it took was slipping a Thompson virus
into gcc 1.0. I'd tell you more but they're watching me, and any minute
now they're gonna come by and do that flashy thing again.