[WEB SECURITY] Goodbye Milw0rm :-(

Dr. Dirk Wetter dirk.wetter at sogeti.de
Wed Jul 8 10:55:07 EDT 2009


Raviv,

I am not sure that it was taken offline. After the news I downloaded stuff
like an hour ago. It looked more to me that milw0rm was /. due to the news.

B, Dirk



On 08.07.2009 15:47, Raviv Raz wrote:
> Milw0rm.com <http://www.milw0rm.com/> was probably one of the top 5 best
> hacking websites in the world.
> In a sudden announcement, the website's owner (a.k.a Str0ke) broke the
> news to the world saying he will no longer have the time to manage and
> update the website.
> 
> Fresh exploits, video tutorials, online password cracking and more
> goodies were offered free of charge at Milw0rm. It is with much regret
> and sadness that we receieve the news.
> I would like to use this opportunity to thank Str0ke for the wonderful
> resources he has put at our disposal, his precious time, knowledge and
> enthusiasm.
> You have set new standards for the hacking community at times where
> greedy security companies offer exploit code and technical advisories
> for unrealistic amounts of money. Here's the relatively brief
> explanation for the shutdown by Str0ke:
> 
> "Well, this is my goodbye header for milw0rm. I wish I had the time I
> did in the past to post exploits, I just don't :(. For the past 3 months
> I have actually done a pretty crappy job of getting peoples work out
> fast enough to be proud of, 0 to 72 hours (taking off weekends) isn't
> fair to the authors on this site. I appreciate and thank everyone for
> their support in the past. Be safe, /str0ke"
> 
> So long and a thousand thanks Milw0rm !!
> 
> See a last screenshot of milw0rm:
> http://chaptersinwebsecurity.blogspot.com/
> 
> Raviv Raz.

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