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Hacker speaks out on security basics
Pacing up an down the stage in a non-stop information-laden presentation at Hack 2002, held recently in Sydney, the "white hat" hacker known only as Rain Forest Puppy (RFP) reeled off a litany of security holes in operating systems and applications from Sendmail to Solaris and back again. "Security has to be flexible and militant," RFP told the audience. "You can run through all the security checklists you like but that still doesn't account for the weird and wacky stuff the script kiddies are coming out with."
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