Forwarded from: Emerson Tan <etat_private> There is something really basic here that lots of people forget, this whole article could be summed up by the old design maxim: Keep It Simple Stupid KISS It's so obvious... Emerson > http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,56766,00.html > > By Michael Grebb > Dec. 09, 2002 > > WASHINGTON -- Internet and telecommunications experts, here on > Friday to discuss homeland security, said increasingly complex > software operating systems and networks have made it easier than > ever to disrupt U.S. communications systems. > > At the same time, hackers don't need to be highly skilled to wreak > havoc. > > "Over time, we're getting very sophisticated attacks from morons," > said Bill Hancock, chair of the cybersecurity focus group of the > Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, which coordinates > voluntary "best practices" to maintain a streamlined communications > infrastructure. --- "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." - Goethe Emerson Tan Freelance Thinker etat_private :PGP public key on request or from http://pgpkeys.mit.edu PGP key fingerprint: 71E9 0C2A CD8F 44AC 4CA5 BB3D 09D4 0B6E 2734 DC72 - 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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