Month: May 2011

  • A Curmudgeonly Reply to an Anti-Curmudgeon Rant (in two parts)

    [This was originally published on attrition.org and then republished on Bill Brenner’s blog with permission.] Fri May 27 04:29:16 CDT 2011 Bill Brenner wrote an article titled “Take the word curmudgeon and shove it” in which he makes relatively sweeping statements about the “people in security [that] call themselves curmudgeon”. As one of the long-time security curmudgeons, I […]

  • A Curmudgeonly Reply to an Anti-Curmudgeon Rant (in two parts)

    [This was originally published on attrition.org.] Bill Brenner wrote an article titled “Take the word curmudgeon and shove it” in which he makes relatively sweeping statements about the “people in security [that] call themselves curmudgeon”. As one of the long-time security curmudgeons, I took offense to his article, calling it pathetic. Brenner was intrigued by that response and others […]

  • Parody: Belated “Blame APT” Day

    [This was originally published on attrition.org.] May 1st, May Day, was dubbed “Blame APT Day” by @Unicorn_Threat on Twitter: We declare that May 1st (May Day) will be #IBlameAPT day all your screw ups will be given a free pass just blame #APT You’re Welcome!.. #UPT In the wake of high profile hacks at RSA and Department of Energy, […]