[kwlug-disc] openbsd backdoored by FBI

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 17 23:23:17 EST 2010


To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>

>Isn't OpenBSD opensource?  How can someone backdoor OSS?

Why not? Code is code. Maybe I didn't understand the question.

Are you asking how did no one noticed before?

Open source does not guarantee that this wont happen, Just that it can be 
scrutinized and fixed if it happens.

 Raul Suarez

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