Re: Fwd: Nmap 5.51 and SoC Opportunity

U don't know you're not, Ty.

On 4/5/11, Littlefield, Tyler <tyler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> wish I was good enough to go for that, it looks like a ton of fun.
> thanks for forwarding!
> On 4/5/2011 5:42 PM, Jackie McBride wrote:
>> I normally don't forward stuff, but thought this might be of interest
>> to some of our students desiring a summer internship. Hurry, though,
>> cuz the deadline's in 2-1/2 days! For those easily offended, u might
>> wanna skip it. The main gist is toward the middle of the forward.
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Fyodor<fyodor@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 14:34:48 -0700
>> Subject: Nmap 5.51 and SoC Opportunity
>> To: nmap-hackers@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>> Hi Folks!  I'm happy to report that the Nmap 5.50 release was a big
>> success, with nearly 300,000 downloads in the first two weeks.  That
>> much attention inevitably uncovers some bugs, so we released Nmap 5.51
>> in February to address them.  You can find the release notes at
>> (http://seclists.org/nmap-dev/2011/q1/518) and the downloads at
>> http://nmap.org/download.html.
>>
>> I also wanted to let you know about a serious potential competitive
>> threat to Nmap.  A leaked email shows that HBGary planned to "BLOW
>> THE BALLS OFF OF NMAP"!  Details: http://bit.ly/nmapballs
>>
>> But the most important reason I'm emailing you today is that I need
>> your help finding talented college/grad students for Google's Summer
>> of Code program!  They will gain valuable experience writing code used
>> by millions of people and earn $5,000!  Previous SoC students helped
>> create the Nmap Scripting Engine, Ncat, and the Zenmap GUI.  Several
>> even became top developers!  Even though the program is a huge
>> opportunity to be paid for writing free software, getting the word out
>> to the right people is a huge challenge.  So if you know any
>> college/grad students (or are one) who are talented enough to blow our
>> balls off, please point them to http://nmap.org/soc!  Feel free to
>> post this to any lists or forums that talented students might read.
>> But hurry, because the application deadline is THIS FRIDAY at Noon
>> (U.S. Pacific Time)!
>>
>> This mailing list is great for major Nmap releases and news roundups
>> like this, but I also recommend our Facebook and Twitter pages for
>> more real-time news:
>>
>> http://facebook.com/nmap
>> http://twitter.com/nmap
>>
>> We also have some great Nmap work in progress which I will tell you
>> about soon :).
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Fyodor
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> Ty
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