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Security Linux News for Apr 15, 2000

  • LinuxMonth: Sshhh, somebody might hear you! (Apr 15, 2000, 20:48)
    "The Internet's not going to rewire itself for you; you're going to continue to have machines in between you and the machines that want your password. How do you keep them from hearing that password? You encrypt it!"

  • Eric S. Raymond: Microsoft -- Designed for Insecurity (Apr 15, 2000, 06:11)
    "...Apache will *never* have a back door like this one. ... Because back doors... tend to stand out like a sore thumb in source code. They're hard to conceal, easy to spot and disable -- *if you have access to the source code*."