[Owasp-board] Fwd: Google Hacking Inquiry

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Thu Aug 26 20:11:26 UTC 2010


Item for the board meeting.


On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 7:44 AM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> Board, FYI (see below) the GPC guys have chosen to NOT address the issue of
> the GHP deliverables quality, which is a missed oportunity.
>
> We will still need to address that problem. Any ideas on who should do it?
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> *From:* Brad Causey <bradcausey at owasp.org>
> *Date:* 19 August 2010 15:32:30 GMT+01:00
> *To:* Christian Heinrich <christian.heinrich at owasp.org>
> *Cc:* Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org>, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>
> *Subject:* *Re: Google Hacking Inquiry*
> *Reply-To:* <bradcausey at owasp.org>bradcausey at owasp.org
>
> Christian,
>
> Just so you know, the quality of your code is not in question as part of
> this inquiry.
>
>
> -Brad Causey
> CISSP, MCSE, C|EH, CIFI, CGSP
>
> <http://www.owasp.org>http://www.owasp.org
> --
> "Si vis pacem, para bellum"
> --
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 1:08 AM, Christian Heinrich <<christian.heinrich at owasp.org>
> christian.heinrich at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Brad and Jason,
>>
>> I have sent "Brad" a list of non threatening questions based on the
>> e-mail he sent to Dinis Cruz which started the inquiry.
>>
>> The e-mail from "Steven" had nothing further as far as I can tell and
>> I had already addressed what was presented at RUXCON i.e.
>> <https://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-australia/2008-November/000151.html>
>> https://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-australia/2008-November/000151.html
>>
>> Can you please let me know if there is anything else I can do to
>> assist your efforts?
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Christian Heinrich < <christian.heinrich at owasp.org>
>> christian.heinrich at owasp.org>
>> Date: Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 3:45 PM
>> Subject: Re: Your Concern?
>> To: Brad Empeigne < <brad.empeigne at gmail.com>brad.empeigne at gmail.com>
>>
>>
>> Brad,
>>
>> I need further information on the following to assist with the inquiry:
>>
>> >> As someone who is comfortable with Perl i must admit that I'm
>> >> surprised by how basic this code is and it does look rather
>> >> amateurish.
>>
>> Can you please outline how it does not conform to Perl Best Practices
>> and CPAN Script Standard?
>>
>> >> Not only that but the general concept of the code is
>> >> simple too since it appears to just be a google cache search and not
>> >> much more?
>>
>> How did I not meet your expectation based on your review of the slidedeck?
>>
>> >> To be frank it looks like a couple of hours of work and it
>> >> maybe belongs as some example code referenced on a wiki page after
>> >> being tidied up, but thats about it. i am sorry to say that it is far
>> >> from worthy of being presented at multiple international conferences
>> >> and the publicity this has received is not warranted.
>>
>> In your opinion, why is the OWASP methodology inferior to the GHDB ?
>>
>> What publicity did I receive or seek from it's presentation at SyScan,
>> RUXCON or SecTor?
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Christian Heinrich - <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh>
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh
>> OWASP "Google Hacking" Project Lead - <http://sn.im/owasp_google_hacking>
>> http://sn.im/owasp_google_hacking
>>
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