[RC5] SETI security breach

EnoJon enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Fri Jun 15 00:09:21 EDT 2001


No they can not do this, if you're careful to change your preferences
from the stat page.

It has option to choose "Participant #nnnnnn" or whatever you desire(?)

On Monday, June 11, 2001, at 06:15 PM, Chris Pollard wrote:

> Especially seeing as spammers could easily get the email address's of many
> dnet participants just by looking in the stats DB.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of
> thomas.minor at materna.de
> Sent: 01 June 2001 12:48
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: RE: [RC5] SETI security breach
>
>
>> Glad this wasn't us...
> That's truely right.
> But since we're also doing distributed computing
> and even have it in the name of the organzation,
> news like this one is bad for the whole idea of
> distributed computing.
>
> I hope such things won't happen too often !
>
> Just my 2 cents ...
>
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