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Re: [Full-disclosure] Nominate Dan Kaminsky for Most Overhyped Bug Pwnie Award

From: Ureleet <ureleet_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jul 22 2008 - 15:08:01 GMT
To: "Nate McFeters" <nate.mcfeters@gmail.com>


nate, he doesn't have a job in the security industry. so he's made that we do.

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 2:40 AM, Nate McFeters <nate.mcfeters@gmail.com> wrote:
> n3td3v,
>
> Dino's beyond well respected in the security community. Also, you
> won't know if it is an overhyped bug until Black Hat, and you might
> have to reverse your opinion and statements after the details are
> released. Although I will say this, it could still qualify as the
> most overhyped bug, even if it also wins the most awesome bug, because
> the hype on this has been amazingly huge.
>
> Finally n3td3v, I've agreed with some of your posts, but I don't
> understand why you are against people making money in the security
> industry. I mean, what's wrong with making money? Gotta pay the
> bills somehow, better then being a janitor.
>
> -Nate
>
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 4:33 PM, n3td3v <xploitable@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 9:22 PM, Sandy Vagina <bigsandyvagina@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> n3td3v wrote:
>>>> Please nominate Mr.DNS aka Dan Kaminsky for Most Overhyped Bug on the
>>>> Pwnie Awards 2008.
>>>
>>> Perhaps if you bothered to read anywhere close to as much as you
>>> write, you would have seen that Dino, one of the judges, specifically
>>> disqualified this bug from the Pwnies for being too awesome:
>>>
>>> http://blog.trailofbits.com/2008/07/09/dan-kaminsky-disqualified-from-most-overhyped-bug-pwnie/
>>
>> Well quite clearly Dino is a faggot then.
>>
>> I want Dino whoever he is to come on Full-Disclosure and explain
>> what's awesome about it?
>>
>> Its an old bug being used to market a security conference called
>> Blackhat and thats all there is to it.
>>
>> Its definitely an overhyped bug!!!
>>
>> The bad guys have been able to poison the DNS cache for years!!! It
>> was just ignored by the industry before... now some guy called Dan
>> Kaminsky has decided to copy & paste it from the web and mass mailed
>> it to vendors after all these years.
>>
>> If the internet was gonna fall apart it would of happened by now.
>>
>> All the best,
>>
>> n3td3v
>>
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