merits of portknocking (was: More SSH 'trolling')

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Fri Oct 15 14:59:58 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 09:45, James Kosin wrote:
> Scot L. Harris wrote:
> 
> >On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 08:48, Lew Bloch wrote:
> >  
> >
> ><<-- snip -->>
> >
> 
> >That is one of the neat things with Linux in general.  You can choose
> >  
> >
> >which bits and pieces you want to use or don't want to use.  And in most
> >cases you have a choice of several items that do pretty much the same
> >thing, so you can choose one that best meets your desired goals.
> >
> >There is no magic bullet to make a system secure.  You just need to make
> >your system a little bit more secure than the next guys system. :)
> >
> >  
> >
> There is ONE MAGIC BULLET that makes any system secure.  The plug.....  
> You pull the plug and you have instant security from all attacks.

Ah, but then it becomes a big paper weight or a poor anchor.  Not much
use in that.  :)

-- 
Scot L. Harris
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The Martian Canals were clearly the Martian's last ditch effort! 




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