[Full-disclosure] Getting Off the Patch


Here's a new article on how and why you may want to stop patching your
software and take a new approach to your security.

"So if patching is a tactic towards a particular security strategy,
how can that be bad? I never said it was all bad. There are reasons
where patching makes sense just like there are reasons to get a kick
from a cup of coffee, get kicked by a shot of tequila, or spray stuff
up your nose to breathe easier for 1.5 seconds. Yes, for the record, I
am comparing patching to nasal spray."

Read it here:



Pete Herzog - Managing Director - pete@xxxxxxxxxx
ISECOM - Institute for Security and Open Methodologies
www.isecom.org - www.osstmm.org
www.hackerhighschool.org - www.badpeopleproject.org

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