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ARCHIVE: 'Phage List' - Archives (1988 - 1989)
DOCUMENT: phage #063 [Ongoing Media Coverage: NBC Nightly News] (1 message, 638 bytes)
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From: fair@apple.com
To: phage
Date: Sat 20:46:59 05/11/1988 EST
Subject: Ongoing Media Coverage: NBC Nightly News
References: [Thread Prev: 401] [Thread Next: 064] [Message Prev: 065] [Message Next: 064]

Robert Morris, Jr. (not Morse as I reported earlier; I gotta use those
Q-tips more often).

NBC said that Morris had worked at AT&T Bell Labs, where an operating
system named "UNIX" is developed - and that the bug was in "version
5.2", similar to what West German "hackers" has exploited earlier this
year, but "not all systems have fixed the bug". I'm amused. I bet AT&T
won't be.

The elder Morris was identified as working at the "super secret" NSA
NCSC, and as the author of the "red book" of government computer
security standards. He was interviewed, and he said that he has spoken
to his son, and that he recommended that his son get "legal
assistance."

I wonder what CBS will say in 30 minutes?

	Erik E. Fair	apple!fair	fair@apple.com

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