Luke Gorrie <>
Sun Nov 24 21:47:41 CET 2002

"Lon Willett" <> writes:

> I can't let that rest!  My nominee isn't quite so colorful, but is truly
> beautiful: Ken Thompson's login hack
> <>.

Yeah that's super cool :-)

Thmopson cited an "unknown air force document" as the source of the
idea, and that document (updated) actually turned up on slashdot

  Thirty Years Later: Lessons from the Multics Security Evaluation,multics

Very nice story of choosing some major approaches to breaching
security (hardware bugs, ...) and then setting out to break it in each
way (with success.)


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