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Re: `Hack Microsoft' challenge is NYT Computer News Daily's top story
>Date: Mon, 02 Oct 1995 10:34:32 -0400
>From: Rick Busdiecker <[email protected]>
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>bcc: Lehman Brothers Inc.
>Subject: `Hack Microsoft' challenge is NYT Computer News
> Daily's top story
> MICROSOFT BECOMES NEW TARGET OF HACKING CHALLENGE (10/2)
> By HEATHER GREEN c.1995 Bloomberg Business News
> BERKELEY, Calif. -- Microsoft Corp. has been chosen as a
> new target
> for computer hackers.
> Community Connexion, an Internet service provider that
> last week
> promised a free T-shirt to anyone who found a flaw in
> Communications Corp.'s software, extended the challenge
> Friday to
> include holes in Microsoft products.
> . . .
I don't know about everyone else, but a T-shirt seems a very
small reward for uncovering a "hole" in the encryption
algorithm of Microsoft products. Does that apply to any and
all bugs?? i.e. not necessarily security problems??