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Re: [Full-disclosure] Media backlash begins against HD Moore and I)ruid

From: jf <jf_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Aug 06 2008 - 19:15:51 GMT
To: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu

> And even if they *got* attacked, it's quite possible that the upsides of not
> bothering to do something outweighed the risks. If you estimate that the
> cost (including "things you could have spent your time doing") is more than
> the losses, why bother? "Even if we *got* whacked, we'd lose maybe $500. But
> in the time I'd waste dealing with the issue, I could generate something that
> will get us $2,000 in revenue. So if I fix it, I lose $1500, and if I ignore
> it, I come out $1,500 ahead if we get hit, and $2,000 if we don't".

so as a student worker, thats what, like a month of your time?

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