RE: Future Linux devel. Kernels

Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 16:58:48 EST

On 8 May, Simon Richter wrote:
| On Mon, 8 May 2000 wrote:
| > Who says *I* logged in? Use a bunch of 0wn3d systems to
| > repeatedly attempt logins (and if any succeed I keep the passwords!),
| This is something I notice.

You'll notice, but you won't get any information about the real
attacker, nor about how they finally get in.

| If someone gets in, I know how. I reinstall the machine from backup tape,
| and fix the hole. Downtime: six hours.

...if you can figure out what the hole is. If they're serious, you
will have difficulty finding that out.

brandon s. allbery	   os/2,linux,solaris,perl
system administrator	kthkrb,heimdal,gnome,rt,cyrus
carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering			kf8nh
    We are Linux. Resistance is an indication that you missed the point.

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