An odd port

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sun Jan 11 13:45:49 PST 2015

On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 4:43 PM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:

> OK, thanks.  I was just checking…  Yersinia pestis = bubonic plague (aka
> the Black Death),
> so an odd name for a piece of software.

I know. The SAINT white-hat vulnerability scanner was originally named
SATAN. The double-edged nature of security / network scanning tools has
always been understood by everyone on both sides, and naming often reflects

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allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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