• Subject: Re: Rewarding challenge AS/400...
  • From: leif@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 23:54:05 -0500


> > I am a programmer and have the ability to get an AS400 really cheap.  I
> mean
> > almost free if I wanted to.  So it an old B10 system.  Does it still have
> > the same encryption as a 720 running V4R4?
>
> The encryption method **may** change from release to release, but between
> machines on the same release, and from what I've played with, it **seems**
> the same method but who really knows ?

I do
It has been the same for a long time

>
> > If so,  I can hack away until I
> > crack the code.  Now I have the program that I can post source for, sell,
> or
> > install on any system I get sufficient access to.  Gee how many packages
> > have you installed that say to sign on as a security officer to install.
> > Any one of these packages could load this decryption program, and guess
> > what, your system is now hackable.

absolutely



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