[Dshield] Fw: Announcement (this can't be good)

John Groseclose iain at caradoc.org
Mon Jul 22 00:53:17 GMT 2002


At 3:51 PM -0400 7/21/02, Sean Waddell wrote:
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>why do you say that?
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>KickerRick wrote:
>|     This can't be good   : (
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>| ----- Original Message -----
>| From: "Alfred Huger" <ah at securityfocus.com>
>| To: <ARIS-Users at securityfocus.com>
>| Cc: <cisspstudy at securityfocus.com>; <focus-ids at securityfocus.com>;
>| <focus-linux at securityfocus.com>; <focus-ms at securityfocus.com>;
>| <focus-sun at securityfocus.com>; <focus-virus at securityfocus.com>;
>| <forensics at securityfocus.com>; <honeypots at securityfocus.com>;
>| <incidents at securityfocus.com>; <pen-test at securityfocus.com>;
>| <secprog at securityfocus.com>; <security-basics at securityfocus.com>;
>| <Security-Jobs at securityfocus.com>; <vuln-dev at securityfocus.com>
>| Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 1:50 PM
>| Subject: Announcement
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>|>Today, SecurityFocus and Symantec announced that Symantec is acquiring
>|>SecurityFocus. Symantec sees real value in the services SecurityFocus
>|>provides to its customers and believes they are an excellent fit with
>|>their current offerings. We at SecurityFocus see this as an opportunity to
>|>provide even better services in the future.

"Fare thee well, objectivity. We hardly knew thee."

I'm assuming that the original poster's belief that this is a bad 
thing is based on the fact that Symantec *relies* on FUD to sell 
products.
-- 
John Groseclose
iain at caradoc.org




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