[linux-elitists] "Don't look now, there's HACKERS in your CODE!"

Jeff Waugh jdub@aphid.net
Fri Apr 13 07:49:42 PDT 2001


Wietse: Always putting his boot into qmail.

Lipner: Always putting his boot into his mouth.

- Jeff

----- Forwarded message from Wietse Venema <wietse@porcupine.org> -----

Subject: OT - Humor
To: Postfix users <postfix-users@postfix.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 10:40:05 -0400 (EDT)
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From: wietse@porcupine.org (Wietse Venema)

Quote from a report on this week's RSA conference:

    Lipner closed by warning that the nature of open source
    development may lend itself to abuse by malicious coders, who
    could devilishly clever 'trapdoors' in the code that escapes
    detection, hidden in plain sight.

More at http://www.securityfocus.com/news/191 

	Wietse

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