Not affecting exactly FreeBSD but OpenBSD
jbiquez at intranet.com.mx
Fri Dec 17 04:39:24 UTC 2010
At 10:22 p.m. 16/12/2010, Michael R. Rusch wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 9:58 PM, Jorge Biquez
><<mailto:jbiquez at intranet.com.mx>jbiquez at intranet.com.mx> wrote:
>I found this interesting and wanted to share it here.....
>I guess it has to do with a recently thread here....
>By Doug Barney
>Editor in Chief, Redmond magazine
><mailto:dbarney at redmondmag.com>dbarney at redmondmag.com
>FBI: THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INSTALLATION
>If WikiLeaks taught us anything, it's that our government (heck, pretty
>much all governments) does a lot of things behind our backs. Some of
>this is necessary and justified, and some seems just stupid and
>Now an ex-consultant for the FBI says a decade ago the bureau modified
>OpenBSD (you can do that since it is open source). It didn't improve
>security or performance. Nah, the feds installed a backdoor so it could
>spy on U.S. attorneys who used the OS.
>The charges, made by Greg Perry, were denounced by an OpenBSD developer
>This is a bit different from WikiLeaks as Perry claims his charges were
>meant to be private and to serve as notice to get the OpenBSD code
>It will, I think, take an audit to get the bottom of this fiasco.
>Do you trust our key pieces of software or suspect manipulation? Send
>your opinions to
><mailto:dbarney at redmondmag.com>dbarney at redmondmag.com. We only
>publish first names so
>you needn't fear retribution.
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>I appreciated your willingness to post information about the subject
>at hand, however I don't think the mailing list is the correct place
>for 'Redmond Magazine' propaganda.
>I would also like to point out as of yet, the existence of a
>backdoor has yet to be confirmed.
>Below are two link you may enjoying reading to update your knowledge
>of the matter at hand:
>New York Times
><mailto:ruschm at gmail.com>ruschm at gmail.com
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I am sorry. I thought could be of interest... I will follow the
I'm sorry th eintention was not make propaganda to Redmon....
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