[WEB SECURITY] Goodbye Milw0rm :-(

Raviv Raz ravivr at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 05:14:51 EDT 2009

Well, this is not a promotional forum, so I'd rather not side with any
website specifically.I will mention though that PacketStormSecurity, for
instance, is definitely on that top 5 list. Though it will never have the
same look & feel as milw0rm...

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Mostafa Siraj <mostafa.siraj at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> Mostafa
> 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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