ATTN SELF-STYLED LIST POLICE (was RE: Mr. Day)
thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Tue Dec 7 11:36:52 UTC 2004
On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 19:29 +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 December 2004 19:26, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> > That is your prerogative, but on behalf of all the people that have to
> > react to attacks after lazy sysadmins allow their systems to be
> > compromised, please make sure your system is not publicly accessible.
> It's behind two firewalls. Is that enough?
Heh - I would certainly hope so...
> Also, it's got nothing important on it. Serious stuff's on Debian systems and
> they get their maintenance.
It's not so much whether anything important is on board... It's that
unpatched systems are often used as springboards for further attacks,
warez, spam, etc.
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