> That's because NT doesn't run many services by default. When no one telnets into
> the machine, it get's trickier to sniff passwords... Wonder if they're using ssh
> on the linux box. And I'm really getting sick of people installing RedHat out of
> the box with the default setup, and then complaining about how insecure it is.
> Sure, if you run all the stuff that get's started up by default and don't apply
> any patches, it probably is. These people don't understand that linux, as well as
> any os, is only secure as it's admin. If you don't take the proper steps to secure
> your machine, you will get broken into, it's just a matter of time.
Yes, and Windows 95 on a machine with no network interfaces is very
secure :) When you do nothing wrong, it is not something to be proud of
if the reason you do nothing wrong is the fact that you do nothing