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Re: Cisco crapaganda
- From: James Baldwin
- Date: Tue Aug 09 10:58:36 2005
On Aug 9, 2005, at 9:57 AM, J. Oquendo wrote:
Its a half truth. The vulnerability was IPv6 only, the method for
executing arbitrary code was not. That's definitely spin, and I hope
they address it soon.
Ironic the marketing and disinformation coming out of Cisco Systems
in relation to not disclosing what really occurred and labeling the
vulnerability as "IPv6 based.... but" after they initially stated
it as "IPv6 only!"
The FBI is not investigating violation of a non disclosure agreement.
My understanding is that they are investigating possible trade secret
theft. Also, please note that there is a large up welling of support
within the federal government for what Lynn did and it would be
improper to characterize them all as demons. The FBI is performing
due diligence investigations based on reports to them of criminal
Spin spin sugar... Looking at this current situation I'm wondering
when did it become a federal offense to break a non disclosure
The FBI, in this case, is not the person responsible for this ongoing
investigation. Rather, that lies with the assigned prosecutor and
whomever the reporting parties were.
A much better summary of these events can be found at Jennifer