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RandomTroll 04-28-2021 02:51 AM

'Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42'
 
Quote:

'Mr. Kaminsky discovered in 2008 was a problem with the internet's basic address system, known as the Domain Name System, or DNS, a dynamic phone book that converts human-friendly web addresses like NYTimes.com and Google.com into their machine-friendly numeric counterparts. He found a way that thieves or spies could covertly manipulate DNS traffic so that a person typing the website for a bank would instead be redirected to an impostor site that could steal the user's account number and password.'
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/27/t...nsky-dead.html

only 42 ! Did he take Hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy too seriously?

business_kid 04-28-2021 05:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RandomTroll
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/27/t...nsky-dead.html

only 42 ! Did he take Hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy too seriously?

Good one! Or maybe he took this to seriously?
Quote:

Originally Posted by Ashley Montagu
The idea is to die young - as late as possible

Dying young is a whole lot easier than dying by installments. You can scrap a car; but (on the same levels of unfitness for purpose) when you want to scrap yourself, a lot of folks object.

////// 04-28-2021 07:18 AM

damn, he was one of my heroes :)

rip

sundialsvcs 04-28-2021 08:26 AM

"Rrequiescat in pace," Daniel. And, thank you.


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