[RC5] Holding blocks hostage

Kevin van Haaren KvanHaaren at HNTB.com
Thu Nov 20 21:22:04 EST 1997


hmmm...if you don't admin the machine, and you aren't the only user of
it you really shouldn't be running the app on it.  but then I pegged out
my ISP's unix box at 40% CPU usage with a perl script that was in an
infinite loop (they didn't take to kindly to it 8-)

Kevin

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Andrei Cular [SMTP:acular at helios.acomp.usf.edu]
> Sent:	Thursday, November 20, 1997 7:59 PM
> To:	rc5 at llamas.net
> Subject:	Re: [RC5] Holding blocks hostage
> 
> ok i will take the blaem for the web server going down from 12:30am
> till
> 9am. but process load.. the ave idle is .4% and i brought it up to a
> whole
> 5%  the box is a multiprocessor ultra sparc 3000 ent server all it
> does is
> run student web pages and email..
> 
> 
> It has come to my attention that you a program called "rc564", which
> is
> part of the intiative to crack RSA encryption.  Due to the process
> load
> that is created, I must tell you to stop your use of this program.  If
> this program is being used in direct support of class activites,
> please
> respond to this message.  Otherwise, if you are found to be running
> RC5
> again, your account will be removed.
> 
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