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Thread: Attention OpenBSD user's, the F.B.I Have a backdoor In your OS

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    I saw this and thought any openbsd users might find this Info useful.
    Report of FBI back door roils OpenBSD community


    http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20025767-281.html

    http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=129236621626462&w=2
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    Holy shit!
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    Here's an update, There's no fbi backdoor but other problems have come to light.
    http://arstechnica.com/open-source/n...f-backdoor.ars
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    who cares?
    Teh n00b.

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    I guess OpenBSD users. If you aren't a Linux user, Its trivial. If you do, All the many years of Linux stories of how secure it is would come into question.. But hey,as you said ,who cares?.
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    This is not about openBSD, this about all the FOSS people have been trusted for years. The thing about all FOSS software, almost %90 percent of the internet runs by them. All the webservers are either linux or BSD (or hacked).
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    I'll continue using FOSS forever, as I like that there's people out there willing to make and update similar software that cost's way too much on Windblows. Long live FOSS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darkstate01 View Post
    I'll continue using FOSS forever, as I like that there's people out there willing to make and update similar software that cost's way too much on Windblows. Long live FOSS.
    Yeah, it still totally worth it
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    Wow, I had not heard about this earlier but it seems that the backdoor was just some loose claims by a security company which couldn't be verified even by a thorough code review. I would rather trust the claims by reputable FOSS activists than some loose security VP and would must rather trust them for my software rather than some "used-to-be-quite-evil" redmond company. So yay for FOSS.

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