[nycbug-talk] Cambridge Researcher Breaks OpenBSD Systrace

Alex Pilosov alex at pilosoft.com
Thu Aug 9 19:22:09 EDT 2007

On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Miles Nordin wrote:

> I find it a bit disgusting that he understood the issues in 2002 but
> is only now five years later turning them into a security crisis.
> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=493173+0+archive/2002/freebsd-hackers/20020602.freebsd-hackers
> and it's not like he just recently became interested in this.  so, I
> think it'll be interesting to see if there is some particular reason he
> picked this moment for his paper, some reason which becomes clear over
> the next few months.
I believe it is because doing security research inherently takes more time 
than making up conspiracy theories.


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