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Re: [ISN] Complex Networks Too Easy to Hack
Forwarded from: Emerson Tan <et@xxxxxxx>
There is something really basic here that lots of people forget, this
whole article could be summed up by the old design maxim:
It's so obvious...
> By Michael Grebb
> Dec. 09, 2002
> WASHINGTON -- Internet and telecommunications experts, here on
> Friday to discuss homeland security, said increasingly complex
> software operating systems and networks have made it easier than
> ever to disrupt U.S. communications systems.
> At the same time, hackers don't need to be highly skilled to wreak
> "Over time, we're getting very sophisticated attacks from morons,"
> said Bill Hancock, chair of the cybersecurity focus group of the
> Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, which coordinates
> voluntary "best practices" to maintain a streamlined communications
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they
are free." - Goethe
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