Forwarded from: Ejovi B. Nuwere <ejoviat_private> Actually, this top 20 list has helped me. It gives me the ability to scan my entire network for attacks most likely to be automated or used by script kiddies. Thats a huge help. And time saver. On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 02:10:45AM -0600, InfoSec News wrote: > Forwarded from: Felix von Leitner <leitnerat_private> > > Thus spake InfoSec News (isnat_private): > > > NIST has been working with SANS to provide an enhanced top 20 > > vulnerability list. The original list produced by SANS and the FBI > > contained 20 important vulnerability areas with reference to over > > 140 specific vulnerabilities. > > Short question: what the hell is going on here? What significance > could this have at all besides SANS telling us that they consider > themselves of earth-shattering importance? > > Top 20 vulnerabilities? Is this an E! franchise? > > Why is worthless crap like a "top 20 vulnerabilities" list even done > at all? Why not pay those obviously very talented and highly > respected members of the security community to actually do something > useful, like _do_ something against security vulnerabilities instead > of doing PR work? > > Sheesh. What's next? The top 20 deseases causing bowel movement? > > Felix > > ejovi nuwere http://www.ejovi.net - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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