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Pranksters have latched onto Anti-Sec's quixotic crusade against full disclosure of security vulnerabilities by impersonating the group in a threat to unleash an OpenSSH exploit. The impersonators threatened to release details of an unpatched vulnerability in OpenSSH, followed by worm code hours later. A post on a full …

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The Anonymous Collective declares....

"Whether Anti-Sec reciprocates these feelings remains unknown but we'd suggest the odds are against it. "

What? Why? Both the pranksters and the originals look like they are a spawn of /b/, so they would get right along.

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In English please

Are all these "hacker" fucktards illiterate? Come back when you can actually use the English language.

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Skiddies?

Is that because they can't wipe properly?

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Anonymous Coward

anti-sec are skiddies?

I conclude that full-disclosure is starting to hurt the black market trade in vulnerabilities, hence anti-sec (accurately named I think) trying to stop full disclosure.

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tautology-tastic

"The prank illustrates the potential pitfalls of an anonymous internet campaign on the web."

as opposed to an internet campaign... somewhere else? Is this like having a road rage incident on a road?

Next you'll be claiming people who comment on articles are a bit pedantic...

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@Eponymous Cowherd

No, it's because they're a bunch of little sh... ow-offs.

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Minor Correction

The correct name for this pest is "Kiddiots", not "Script Kiddies" or (worse) "s'kiddies". Kiddiots.

//Svein

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@tautology-tastic

"Internet" could be what the campaign is for, and the web could be its location (as opposed to masked people picketing outside Anti-Sec offices), in which case, it would not be a tautology.

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Don't give weev anymore attention, please.

The New York Times article was his proverbial jumping of the shark. Please don't feed the trolls.

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Hackers on steroids? Oh shi-

I doubt that is /b/, but more likely some other bunch of wannabes. Doesn't smell right. For instance, /b/ would have dropped a meme into their posts there, something like "I think Anti-Sec is a pretty cool guy, eh gets trolled by skiddies and doesn't afraid of anything". I'd suspect it's maybe Something Awful or perhaps lulznet...

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@Jez; The web is the internet?

Damn, the eighties and early nineties with Archie and Veronica, spam-free email and newsgroups, ftp &c seemed so vivid ... and I don't even take drugs.

PS - next time just write ME TOO!! to identify yourself, and we can fill in the rest.

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