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From:Sasha Pachev Date:April 18 1999 5:21am
Subject:Re: [PHP3] Re: ERes for Linux (fwd)
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> 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
period!

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Sasha Pachev
http://www.sashanet.com
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  • Re: [PHP3] Re: ERes for Linux (fwd)Anthony Baratta18 Apr
  • Re: ERes for Linux (fwd)Sasha Pachev18 Apr
  • Re: [PHP3] Re: ERes for Linux (fwd)Sasha Pachev18 Apr
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