[cryptome] Re: How reliable is this new Detekt?

  • From: Shaun O'Connor <capricorn8159@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:53:39 +0000

currently testing Detekt. however for it to be any good at what it
claims to do it will need massive work and most likely VERY regular
upgrades... therein lies the snag. Detekt itself will likely be prone to
compromise ( if it hasn't been compromised already)
On 21/11/2014 21:07, John Young wrote:
> We used it last night. It found no malware. It cautioned if still
> suspicious
> have an expert check the machine.
>
> So what Detekt left on our machine is yet to be spied. Rummaged
> through our prison-grade secrets for two hours. In closing, it blinked
> a sign: "You been pwnd by Amnesty and EFF. Edward Snowden."
>
>
> At 03:28 PM 11/21/2014, you wrote:
>> http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/20/amnesty-launches-detekt-app-scan-for-spyware
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>> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/11/detekt-new-malware-detection-tool-can-expose-illegitimate-state-surveillance
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