Re: How was ftp.openbsd.org compromised?

From: Duncan Patton a Campbell is Dhu (campbell@neotext.ca)
Date: 08/02/02


From: "Duncan Patton a Campbell is Dhu" <campbell@neotext.ca>
To: "Duncan Patton a Campbell is Dhu" <campbell@neotext.ca>, Holt Grendal <holtor@yahoo.com>, security@FreeBSD.ORG
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2002 13:53:10 -0600

I should think before letting paranoia set in. There's an AI
Hacker's
convention on in Edmonton...

Only those who compulsively upgrade their security and don't
check
the checksums could get this.

Duncan Patton a Campbell is Duibh ;-)

---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Duncan Patton a Campbell is Dhu" <campbell@neotext.ca>
To: Holt Grendal <holtor@yahoo.com>, security@FreeBSD.ORG
Sent: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 12:00:25 -0600
Subject: Re: How was ftp.openbsd.org compromised?

> Ah yes, the Politics of Security rears its head.
>
> >From the looks of it, this "trojan" was meant to be found:
far
> to clumsy
> and obvious to be otherwise.
>
> Why? One can only speculate, but I'd hazard a guess that
> someone
> with access to the U of A's sunsite has a vested
> interest in defaming Open Source systems and software.
>
> So, who has lately claimed that Open Source is Evil and
> Anti-Capitalist?
>
> Nahh, couldn't be. That would mean bribes and
> blackmail.
>
> Mebbe the problem is that info really isn't Capital at
> all, and the bluff might be called.
>
> Duncan Patton a Campbell is Duibh ;-)
>
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Holt Grendal <holtor@yahoo.com>
> To: security@FreeBSD.ORG
> Sent: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 08:46:03 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: How was ftp.openbsd.org compromised?
>
> > How was ftp.openbsd.org compromised?
> >
> > Anything we need to worry about?
> >
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