First i want to thank RFP for taking some time to fill in the interview! We all know that he ment and means allot to the security and hacking scene. there for i'm glad we have this interview
> How old are you?
Well, put it this way...I'm older than a script kiddie. :) For a basis
> When was the first time you connected to the internet?
High school, using the test-based Delphi Internet service, where I had to
> Do you have any other hobby's besides the internet?
I like to ride my motorcycle around--every August I ride out to Sturgis,
> What magazine's do you read?
Maxim! By far the elitest. Plus a scattering of other computer mags.
> How many time's do you go to the toilet?
Never. I have an advanced biomechanical toxin/waste recycling system that
> What kind of computer(s) do you have? and what operating system's do you run?
A mish-mash of Pentiums, running Win95, NT, and Linux. Half the systems
> What is the speed of your internet connection?
384K bidirectional cable modem.
> Can you expain why you chose rain.forest.puppy as your nick? and what
It was something that I saw as grafitti on an elevator. Etched into the
Prior to that I used 'Cailleach', but only on local BBSes (i.e. not on the
> Lamest site of the net?
www.antionline.com I can't believe the amount of misinformation and lack
> Do you have a wife? or kid's?
Neither, although I want both; and if I had it my way, it would be sooner
> What is your favorite movie and music?
My prefered music is definately techno/trance. Favorite movie? Argh, I
> When and at what age did you post your first security advisor?
My first RFP 'advisory', or at least research release, was my article in
> When and at what age did you write your first security patch?
Patch? Hmmm, well, I haven't necessarily written 'patches' for anything,
> How many hours (a day) are you online?
Considering my work entails me being online a lot, 10 hours average.
> Are there people do you look up to? (internet related)
All groups making a contribution to the community. L0pht, NMRC,
> What website's do you visit alot?
Technotronic, PacketStorm, HackerNews, and SecurityFocus on a daily basis.
> What kind of work do you do (beside's being rfp) ?
I'm a security consultant by day (surprise?).
For more info on rain.forest.puppy visit his site at www.wiretrip.net/rfp