[extropy-chat] Script kiddies are not that bad (was Re: Recipe for Destruction - Joy/Kurzweil NYTimes Op-Ed)
dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 10:29:40 UTC 2005
On 10/19/05, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Alejandro Dubrovsky <alito at organicrobot.com>
> > So which one is it, are people extremely unlikely to
> > be evil (less than
> > 1 in the shitload of virus writers that have
> > surfaced over the last
> > decade), are script kiddies extremely unskilled
> > (this one still doesn't
> > explain a toned down version of 1 which just formats
> > the hd), or have I
> > just not heard of these famous viri?
> I think it's that even for impressionable youngsters
> that want to fancy themselves outlaws, its far more
> romantic to be Robin Hood than Hitler. I just hope no
> Al Quaeda black hats hang out on your UNIX site.
The problem these days is organised crime, not script kiddies.
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