[WEB SECURITY] Goodbye Milw0rm :-(

Mostafa Siraj mostafa.siraj at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 05:09:53 EDT 2009

Hello Raviv,
I have a non related question, you mentioned that "Milw0rm" is one of the
top 5 best hacking websites in the world, just for completeness what are the
other 4 websites -in your opinion- [?] .

Thanks in Advance

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Raviv Raz <ravivr at gmail.com> 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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