[vcf-midatlantic] OT: questions for famous hacker

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 16:45:32 EDT 2016

Is the interview going to be recorded/streamed?

On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On 07/28/2016 04:00 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I'm writing an article for work about end users being the weakest links
>> in network security.
>> Lined up an interview with a really famous hacker -- don't want to say
>> who, but it begins
>> with "Kevin" :) at 5pm ET today. That's one hour from now.
>> Looking for serious suggestions of questions to ask him.
>> Please reply on-list or privately, and PLEASE refrain from sarcasm or
>> thread-drift.
>> How about the non-typical, we know most users would sell their soul for a
> candy bar and that the passwords used are easily guessed or crackable.
> How about the damage done once the malware is on the network and what
> it's doing. And perhaps why a topic on why it's important for home users
> to secure even their little device like printers and router.
> I've heard all too often, I have no security on my wifi, what can
> they get ...
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Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?

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