Re: [Lit.] Buffer overruns
From: Trevor L. Jackson, III (tlj3_at_comcast.net)
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 18:45:33 -0500
Douglas A. Gwyn wrote:
> Brian Inglis wrote:
>> And that if it's non-open-source, there probably is a deliberate
>> security hole in there for the security establishment. Even if it's
>> open source, there could be a subtle hole. It must be hard to pretend
>> to write secure software but ensure that
>> the spooks can read the product.
> But why should they? It would be a very bad marketing
> decision. Witness the flap over the jokingly named
> "NSAKEY" (which was *not* a back door for NSA).
And just how is it that you can speak with such authority on this topic?
You are awfully certain for someone who claims not to be privy to the