Re: [Asrg] An "ideal" false positive (TMGRS take 2)

Steve Atkins <steve@blighty.com> Sun, 14 February 2010 23:03 UTC

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On Feb 14, 2010, at 2:47 PM, Rich Kulawiec wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 02:33:56PM +0000, Ian Eiloart wrote:
>> So, does that mean that all computer mediated communication is pointless?
> 
> Of course not. But it does mean that anything originating on an
> end-user system should never be used as an input to a security policy
> mechanism, since The Bad Guys can either fabricate or block an
> arbitrary number of such inputs as they see fit. [1]

You sent the email I'm replying to from an end user system, so there's an innate paradox in that statement.

Cheers,
  Steve