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Mon Apr 10 18:59:27 CEST 2017
On Sun, Apr 09, 2017 at 23:25:06 -0400, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> My point is that if you base your entire threat model and practices on
>> the fact that some attacker somewhere is going to succeed in a targeted
>> attack against you, then you may as well give up on security period.
> If your threat model includes Tier-1 actors, you're gonna get Mossaded.
> You. Cannot. Win.
I'm not arguing against that. It's the "if" part. The article left no
space inbetween for a threat model between "organized criminals, don't
click on herbal Viagra ads" and "Mossad, magical amulets". The original
conversation into which you pasted that quote wasn't talking about
Mossad (unless I missed something).
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