Alejandro Imass aimass at yabarana.com
Wed Aug 15 18:35:14 UTC 2018

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 2:27 PM, Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:13:21 -0400
> Alejandro Imass <aimass at yabarana.com> wrote:
>> It's a controversial topic so expect some heated debate. or not.
>> Mailing lists are really hard to maintain so it's just easier to erase
>> all the spam and scams which are not really that many at least on this
>> list.
>         Reminds me of a bank response to an audit revealing a vulnerability
> that if exploited would allow almost unlimited mischief - the response was
> yes we know about that one, securing against it would cost more than our
> total fraud losses so we're not going to.

bottom posting not to feed the trolls

anyway, your point is exactly it. bottom line is a cost benefit
analysis much the same way fraudsters think too.
you can spend a tons securing your systems but we don't pay our
sysadmins enough money so they are much more easily corruptible and
cheaper than trying to hack your way in from the outside.

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