Social engineering anecdote #unix

๐Ÿ•š๏ธŽ - 2021-11-20

On The Unix Heritage Society's mailing list, colloquially just "TUHS", there are often interesting and fun stories and anecdotes.

Recently this little tidbit:

Me, after a pentesting company had given $EMPLOYER their shpiel: "And do you use social engineering?"

"No, we never do that."

"Whyever not?"

"Because it always works, so we don't learn anything."

ยท Re: Two anecdotes, John Cowan

The mailing list has a bunch of the people who made and worked with Unix while it was "growing up" participating, which is nice; it also feels like a place that could easily stop functioning if too many people "found it" and flooded it.

I hope it will continue :-)

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