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September 26, 2001
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A University of Michigan study has concluded that terrorists were not using hidden messages embedded in eBay auction images to plan the attacks. However, speculation that Ritz cracker advertisements were used has not yet been refuted.
posted by jjg (5 comments total)

 
Has anybody checked FilePile?
posted by whatnotever at 1:52 PM on September 26, 2001


mount a distributed dictionary attack, which they assert should have been successful in at least a few cases,

Um...my question is: What dictionary? Or more importantly, what language dictionary? Assuming the terrorists knew enough to try and make the passwords difficult, and anybody even knowing about steg should, wouldn't using another--their--language make sense? Considering this recent MeTa discussion, particularly Zurishaddai and Tamim's comments, wouldn't the statistical chances of success go through the floor?
posted by Su at 2:07 PM on September 26, 2001


I don't believe their proof.
posted by Steven Den Beste at 3:14 PM on September 26, 2001


I don't believe their proof.
posted by Steven Den Beste at 3:14 PM on September 26, 2001


Sorry about that.
posted by Steven Den Beste at 3:16 PM on September 26, 2001


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