Re: Social Engineering
From: Ford Prefect (restaurant_at_end.universe)
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 04:03:51 GMT
How did you come up with this crap? A bad drug experience?
This is some of the most inane rambling I've ever seen on the internet.
Almost as bad as that idiot Debbie from Washington State who thinks
she knows about hacking...
Angela Kahealani wrote:
> CERT Advisory wrote:
>>Over the past week, we have seen two more mass-mailing viruses,
>>W32/Bagle and W32/Novarg, impact a significant number of home users
>>and sites. The technology used in these viruses is not significantly
>>different from prior mass-mailing viruses [...].
>>Unsolicited email messages containing attachments are sent to
>>unsuspecting recipients. They may contain a return address, a
>>provocative envelope, or something else that encourages its receiver
>>to open it.
>>This technique is called social engineering. Because we are trusting
>>and curious, social engineering is often effective. The widespread
>>impact of these latest viruses, which rely on human intervention to
>>spread, demonstrates the effectiveness of social engineering.
> What many people fail to see, simply because it is not on the nightly
> television news PROGRAMMING offered by the same NWO powerbrokers who
> own and run the CORPORATE world which has replaced the world of
> nations, is that there is a meta-social-engineering going on. Here we
> see CERT addressing a first level of social engineering... the thesis.
> Meta-social-engineering uses a system of thesis, antithesis, synthesis
> to create changes in society that society would resist otherwise.
> Suppose that it isn't just random teenage prankster hackers. Suppose it
> isn't just SPAMmers trying to make a few bucks. If there was a
> meta-agenda to all of this, whose would it be, and what purpose would
> it serve?
> In the history of the internet and of computer software, it all began
> with UNIX(TM) and *NIX(generic) which evolved into POSIX, which is most
> popularly implemented as Linux(TM) and FreeBSD and MacOSX(TM). In the
> beginning hackers created the OSs and the server software and the
> client software and an egalitarian linking of those compute-nodes into
> a mesh of information and processing that was contributed to by all and
> available to all. Then, corporate profiteers entered the picture. The
> profiteers prefer to replace egalitarian coparticipation with a
> broadcast model, a server/client model, where they own the channels of
> information dissemination / programming, and the content, and they
> become the SOURCE which therefore has CONTROL of the PROGRAMMING that
> influences the beliefs and choices of the masses, and they get those
> consumers to pay them for the opportunity to be programmed into passive
> fleeced sheeople.
> There is a corporate agenda, the antithesis, to destroy all sense of
> egalitarian computing, and information exchange. Every form of
> computing software and information distribution which is egalitarian in
> nature, which allows "the people" to be source as well as consumer, is
> under attack. Some of it is indeed just random profiteers, the little
> people, abusing the system for their own personal profit... but some of
> it is an active "thesis" of the covert government / military operations
> and the major corporations who own and run planet Ter-Ra, to socially
> engineer distrust of egalitarian communications between the people, in
> other words to destroy the one remaining free press on Ter-Ra.
> Thesis: Terrorists, SPAMmers, Hackers are amok, and you must be
> protected from them by a LARGE solution, a CORPORATE solution... so
> stop using those egalitarian communications channels: they're
> dangerous. If we can't sabotage the channel, will fill it with tons of
> disinformation to destroy any effective communiations of ideas we don't
> want the people to believe in.
> AntiThesis: We, the great corporate NWO, will fix for you on a
> centralized and paid for scale, the problem WE created to drive you to
> trust and pay us instead of freely communicating amongst yourselves.
> COME! Sign up for America OffLine, where you won't be exposed to all
> those subversive messages of freedom, to real people, but will be
> insulated in our Corporate Pablum world of Leave it to Beaver that's
> safe for your kids and safe for your computer... here your software
> that the largest Corporate Empire in the World has intentionally made
> vulnerable won't be infected with those nasty payloads we've been
> generating to sabotage your computer... if you'll just LET US CHOOSE
> what to program your mind with, we'll keep you safe from those
> TERRORISTS out there... the corporate agents, the military / industrial
> agents, the black psy-ops agents, the NSA, the CIA, the FBI, the NWO
> who are creating the terrorism and danger upon the free internet to
> make you choose the solution we offer you. BeepBeep!
> Synthesis: Come to the sanitized broadcast corporate PROGRAMMING version
> of the internet... something that is limited to Interactive TV so you
> can not only witness the world as we want you to see it, but buy it in
> real time. You'll be fully brainwashed with CORPORATE NWO belief
> systems, primarily that you NEED BIG BROTHER to protect you from Big
> Brother's Covert Ops TERRORISTS.
> I Love Big Brother!
> War is Peace
> Ignorance is Strength
> Freedom is Slavery
> Yes, there is definitely some social engineering going on.