Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2011 20:22:58 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Closed list > > Benji's trolling does raise a couple real issues. The private keys and > passphrases of those responding here have now become highly lucrative > targets for attackers. Hence, everyone on this new list needs to use good > practices to keep their keys, hard drives, and computers safe. There > should probably be some common guidelines for key safety for all > participants. > I don't buy this. It's really no secret who is involved in open source security, or most any security in general. If you're in this business and don't worry about such threats all the time, you're probably in the wrong field. I think keeping this wide open will make us better at what we do. This is a bit silly I agree, but it's also brutally honest. I've often found that if nobody is complaining about what you're doing, you're not doing anything interesting. At least I can keep telling myself this is interesting ;) Thanks. -- JB
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